North Korea reportedly launched two ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan, South Korean military sources announced on Wednesday.
Initially from Seoul, they reported, without providing further details, that an unidentified North Korean projectile flew into the waters off the eastern coast of the Korean peninsula.
Shortly after, the South Korean Army indicated that there were two ballistic missiles fired by Pyongyang.
For its part, Japan’s Coast Guard also said that on Wednesday night they recorded two ballistic missiles fired from central North Korea. The Japanese authorities assured that the projectiles fell outside the Exclusive Economic Zone of Japan and that they did not enter its territory either.
The launches come two days after North Korea successfully tested a new type of long-range cruise missile over the weekend. Several experts consider the missiles fired by Pyongyang to be possibly their first nuclear-capable weapon of its kind.
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