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North Korea fires short-range rockets into sea

North Korea Fires Short-range Rockets Into Sea

PTI | Updated on: 21 Mar 2016, 12:54:45 PM


North Korea today fired several short-range rockets or missiles into the sea off its east coast, just days after test-firing two medium-range missiles in defiance of UN sanctions, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported.

Citing a government source, Yonhap said the projectiles were launched at around 3:30pm (0630 GMT) and landed in the East Sea (Sea of Japan).

The Defence Ministry in Seoul would not immediately confirm any launches.

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First Published : 21 Mar 2016, 12:49:00 PM

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