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North Korea fires two short-range projectiles: South Korea

2019-08-02 09:53:47       source:The Aljazeera

August 2, 2019

North Korea has carried out its third missile test in eight days, according to the South's military, but US President Donald Trump said he had "no problem" with the spate of launches by Pyongyang.

The two unidentified short-range projectiles were fired off separately from North Korea's eastern coast early on Friday and came down in the sea, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) told Yonhap.

An official from the JCS, who did not want to be named, citing office rules, told AP news agency that more analysis would be required to determine whether the projectiles were ballistic missiles or rocket artillery.

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