North Korea fires ‘several’ cruise missiles: Seoul military

SpaceWar.com reports: “North Korea fired several cruise missiles into the waters off its west coast on Tuesday, Seoul’s military said, the latest in a string of weapons tests carried out by Pyongyang this year.

South Korea’s military ‘detected several unknown cruise missiles launched into the West Sea of North Korea around 07:00 (2200 GMT)’, Seoul’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement.

South Korean and US intelligence agencies ‘are conducting a detailed analysis,’ the JCS said.

‘Our military is cooperating closely with the U.S. while strengthening surveillance and vigilance, and is closely monitoring North Korea’s activities,’ it added.

Unlike their ballistic counterparts, the testing of cruise missiles is not banned under current UN sanctions on Pyongyang…”

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