North Korea fires 3 ballistic missiles

Posted by: Channel 8 Eyewitness News

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North Korea fired three ballistic missiles off it’s east coast Monday, South Korea’s military said, in a show of force timed to the G-20 economic summit in China.

South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement that the three missiles, launched from the western North Korean town of Hwangju, flew across the country before splashing in the waters off its east coast, but officials did not describe the range of the missiles.

The U.N. Security Council in late August strongly condemned four North Korean ballistic missile launches in July and August. It called them "grave violations" of a ban on all ballistic missile activity.

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