SEOUL, Feb. 20 (AP) — South Korea said North Korea fired a ballistic missile into the sea to its east.
South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said the launch took place on Monday morning, but gave no further details, such as how far the weapons traveled.
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North Korea resumed its weapons testing activities two days ago by launching an intercontinental ballistic missile.
North Korea’s state media said on Sunday that its latest intercontinental ballistic missile test was aimed at further enhancing its “lethal” nuclear strike capability and threatened to take more forceful measures against upcoming U.S.-South Korea military exercises.
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Later Sunday, the United States responded with long-range supersonic bombers, conducting separate joint exercises with South Korean and Japanese warplanes in a show of force. (Associated Press)
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