Wednesday, June 7, 2017

BREAKING HOT: North Korea Fires Multiple Missiles From Its Coast

This is a developing story. Return to this post for updates.


From South Korea's Yonhap News:

North Korea launched a salvo of apparent missiles from its east coast Thursday, South Korea's military said.

"North Korea fired multiple unidentified projectiles, assumed to be surface-to-ship missiles, this morning from the vicinity of Wonsan, Gangwon Province,"  South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said.

It was immediately reported to President Moon Jae-in, it added.


An official tells CNN that the Pentagon is not expected to release a statement about tracking the North Korean launches because these were not ballistic missile capable of posing a long-range threat.


Meanwhile, via The Washington Post, North Korea has slammed President Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris Accord. Calling it  a “shortsighted and silly decision.”

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