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DPRK fires an unidentified projectile: S.Korea

People's Daily Online

(Xinhua) 17:01, November 28, 2019

SEOUL, Nov. 28 (Xinhua) -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) fired two unidentified projectiles into the East Sea, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said Thursday.

The JCS said in a statement that the projectiles were launched from the DPRK's eastern province of South Hamgyong towards the eastern waters around 4:59 p.m. local time.

It noted that the South Korean military was closely monitoring relevant situations and maintaining defense posture in preparation for possible additional launches.

It came about a month after the DPRK fired off two projectiles into the eastern waters on Oct. 31. Pyongyang test-launched projectiles a total of 13 times this year.

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