North Korea fires ballistic missile as US-South Korean drills go on
SEOUL -- North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile towards the sea off the east coast of the Korean Peninsula on Sunday, South Korea and Japan said, in the latest of a series of tests carried out by the nuclear-armed state since the start of this year. The missile, launched from the Dongchang-ri site on the west coast around 11:05 a.m., flew some 800 km (500 miles) before hitting a target, a South Korean military statement said. Japan's Defense Ministry said the missile flew as high as 50 km (30 miles). Soon after the launch on Sunday, South Korea's Ministry of National Defence said the US deployed a B-1B strategic bomber to a joint air drill, which Seoul and Washington say...Keep on reading: North Korea fires ballistic missile as US-South Korean drills go on
Disclaimer : Mytimesnow (MTN) lets you explore worldwide viral news just by analyzing social media trends. Tap read more at source for full news. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply any endorsement of the views expressed within them.