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‘Multiple missiles’ fired into Japanese waters, by North Korea

missile-risingNorth Korea fires ‘multiple missiles’ into Japanese waters Seoul, SMH. 6 Mar 17  : North Korea has fired ‘multiple missiles’ from its Tongchang-ri region where a missile base is located, South Korea’s military says.

The missiles flew about 1000 kilometres in possible retaliation by the reclusive state to joint US-South Korean drills that began last week.

apanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe also said North Korea had fired four ballistic missiles, three of which fell into Japan’s exclusive economic zone.

Tokyo had “lodged a stern protest with North Korea,” Abe told reporters……

North Korea has threatened to take “strong retaliatory measures” after South Korea and the US began annual joint military drills on Wednesday that test their defensive readiness against possible aggression from the North.

North Korea criticises the annual drills, calling them preparation for war against it……http://www.smh.com.au/world/north-korea-fires-multiple-missiles-south-20170306-guremx.html

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March 6, 2017 - Posted by | Japan, North Korea, weapons and war

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