Thursday, 2nd October 2014

DPRK fires one short-range projectile into east waters


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This undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on August 31, 2014 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) visiting the renewed October 8 factory.   (AFP PHOTO / KCNA via KNS)The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Monday fired one short-range projectile into its east waters, Yonhap News Agency reported.

One Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) official was quoted as saying the DPRK launched one short-range rocket from a site in Chagang Province, just 60 km south of the border between the DPRK and China, at about 10:30 a.m. local time.

The projectile, which flew some 220 km, was presumed to have landed in the DPRK's eastern waters.

It marked the first time for the DPRK to fire a short-range project in the province.

This time again, Pyongyang failed to issue a no-fly, no- navigation warning before the launch, endangering civilian ships and airplanes possibly flying through the trajectory.

SEOUL, Sept. 1 (Xinhua)


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