Kyodo: Japanese Ministry of Defense announces that North Korea fired two missiles
TOKYO, February 20 – RIA Novosti. The Japanese Ministry of Defense announced that North Korea launched two missiles, the first missile had a flight altitude of 100 kilometers, a flight range of 400 kilometers, and the second 50 and 350 kilometers. reported Kyodo agency.
According to the Ministry of Defense, two missiles were launched from the west coast of North Korea in the east direction. Also, referring to the South Korean military, the agency reported that these were short-range ballistic missiles. The launches were carried out from the state of Pyongannam-do.
Missiles landed outside of Japan’s exclusive economic zone.
Earlier, three launches were reported on Monday.
An emergency headquarters has been set up in the Prime Ministry and information is being collected.
In total, since the beginning of the year, the DPRK has carried out three missile launches, 37 launches were carried out last year.
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