North Korea fires 4 missiles into sea amid US-S Korea drills


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Seoul,
Nov
05:

South
Korea’s
military
says
North
Korea
has
fired
four
short-range
ballistic
missiles
into
the
sea,
adding
to
its
barrage
of
weapons
demonstrations
this
week
that
has
raised
tensions
in
the
region.

South
Korea’s
Joint
Chiefs
of
Staff
said
Saturday
that
the
missiles
flew
around
130
kilometers
(80
miles)
toward
the
North’s
western
sea.
North
Korea
this
week
launched
dozens
of
missiles
into
the
sea,
including
an
intercontinental
ballistic
missile
that
triggered
evacuation
warnings
in
northern
Japan,
and
flew
warplanes
inside
its
territory.

North Korea fires 4 missiles into sea amid US-S Korea drills

North Korea fires 'more than 10 ballistic missiles'; South Korea issues air raid alertNorth
Korea
fires
‘more
than
10
ballistic
missiles’;
South
Korea
issues
air
raid
alert

North
Korea
has
described
its
military
actions
as
an
appropriate
response
to
a
combined
U.S.-South
Korea
aerial
drills,
which
it
called
a
display
of
U.S.
“military
confrontation
hysteria.”
The
United
States
flew
two
B-1B
supersonic
bombers
on
Saturday
over
South
Korea
on
the
final
days
of
the
joint
drills,
in
a
show
of
force
meant
to
intimidate
North
Korea
over
its
intensifying
testing
activity.

Story first published: Saturday, November 5, 2022, 14:32 [IST]



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