North Korea launches another short-range missile

Seoul, March 29 (IANS) North Korea on Tuesday launched a new short-range missile making it the fifth such launch since the beginning of the month, the South Korean defence ministry announced.

The North Korean People’s Army launched the missile from Wonsan city and it travelled a distance of 200 km before falling on North Korean soil, a defence spokesperson told Efe news.

At the moment, Seoul has not confirmed details regarding the type of projectiles launched by Pyongyang, although it has strengthened its defence posture and is closely monitoring the movements of troops in the neighbouring country ahead of the possibility of new “provocations”, added the spokesperson.

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