North Korea fires multiple cruise missiles

SpaceWar.com reports: “North Korea fired multiple cruise missiles Wednesday, Seoul’s military said, the latest launch which comes as South Korea and the United States stage major joint military drills.

‘The South Korean military has detected multiple cruise missiles launched into the East Sea’ by North Korea, Seoul’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement, referring to the body of water also known as the Sea of Japan.

‘Detailed specifications are being analysed by South Korea-US intelligence authorities,’ it added.

After a record-breaking year of weapons tests and growing nuclear threats from Pyongyang, Seoul and Washington have ramped up security cooperation, and on March 13 kicked off their largest joint military drills in five years.

Known as Freedom Shield, the drills run for at least 10 days…”

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