North Korea Fires Two Unidentified Projectiles

North Korea has fired two unidentified short-range projectiles from an area near its eastern coastal city of Wonsan, South Korea’s military Monday.

According to South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS), the projectiles were fired at 12:37 p.m. Korea time and flew 240 kilometers before landing into the Sea of Japan (East Sea), between the Korean Peninsula and Japan.

The projectiles reportedly reached an altitude of 35 kilometers.

The firings were likely part of North Korea’s combined military drills which began on Friday and presided by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

It is not currently known what type of weapon was launched.

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