North Korea Continues Blitz of Missile Testing With 2 SRBMs

by Zauqi Farooqi
North Korea Continues Blitz of Missile Testing

North Korea launched two short-range ballistic missiles (SRBMs) toward the waters off its east coast on Sunday, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said.

The missiles flew roughly 350 km with an altitude of 90 km and were fired between 1:48 a.m. and 1:58 a.m. from Munchon in Kangwon province. Considering the performance of the missiles, North Korea likely tested its KN-25 SRBMs.

Sunday’s missile test came a day before the 77th anniversary of the Workers’ Party of Korea’s founding. It also came three days after North Korea had fired another two SRBMs into the waters off its east coast.

Overall, North Korea has launched seven rounds of ballistic missile tests since September 25, and 11 rounds since South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol took office in May.

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