North Korea test fires fourth missile in a month – reports

North Korea test fires fourth missile in a month – reports

North Korea, Asia Pacific

1/17/2022 4:37:00 AM

North Korea test fires fourth missile in a month – reports

South Korea n military believes two ballistic missiles were launched, making it the second such test in three days

.At the time, South Korea’s joint chiefs of staff said it had detected what it presumed were two short-range ballistic missiles launched eastward from North Pyongan province on the north-west coast of North Korea.The North’s official KCNA news agency said on Saturday that a firing drill was held to “check and judge the proficiency in the action procedures of the railway-borne regiment”, which North Korea

tested for the first time last September, designed as a potential counter-strike to any threatening forces.If Monday’s launch is confirmed, it would mark the fourth time North Korea has launched ballistic missiles since New Year’s Day, an unusually rapid pace of weapons tests. The first two launches involved what state media called

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third weapons test this month involved the firing drill of a railway-borne missile . At the time, South Korea’s joint chiefs of staff said it had detected what it presumed were two short-range ballistic missiles launched eastward from North Pyongan province on the north-west coast of North Korea. The North’s official KCNA news agency said on Saturday that a firing drill was held to “check and judge the proficiency in the action procedures of the railway-borne regiment”, which North Korea tested for the first time last September , designed as a potential counter-strike to any threatening forces. If Monday’s launch is confirmed, it would mark the fourth time North Korea has launched ballistic missiles since New Year’s Day, an unusually rapid pace of weapons tests. The first two launches involved what state media called “hypersonic missiles”, capable of high speeds and manoeuvring after launch . The series of launches prompted the US president Joe Biden’s administration to impose its first sanctions against Pyongyang on Wednesday, and to call on the UN security council to blacklist several North Korean individuals and entities. Meanwhile, on Sunday in a sign Pyongyang is opening its land border with its main ally for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began in early 2020. With Reuters and the Associated Press Topics