North Korea has again fired missiles into the sea, said to be its 5th launch in recent weeks. If confirmed, it would be a breach of 11 UN Security Council resolutions. According to South Korea’s military, the missiles are thought to be short range ballistic missiles.
Accordinding to BBC, the missiles were fired form near the eastern City of Hamhung in South Hamgyong Province and lande in the Sea of Japan to the east of Korean peninsula. The two missiles were launched at 05:34 and 05:50 that is 20:34 and 20:50 GMT Friday, 9th of August 2019. The flew a distance of around 400km at an altitude of about 48km with a maximum speed of more than Mach 6.1 South Korea military revealed.
The launches come after Donald Trump, US President said he had received what he described as a very beautiful letter from North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un. Trump reveals Kim is not been happy with the current US-South Korea joint military exercises.
North Korea has fired series of rockets and missiles since Kim and Trump agreed to restart denueclearisation negotiations in June 2019.
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