North Korea has launched unidentified short-range missiles, reports the South Korean news agency on Friday, referred to the country’s military as a source.
It is reported the third round of missile tests in a week, were separately launched from North Korea’s Eastern Coast, South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff told Yonhap.
Earlier, North Korea has termed a nuclear-armed missile launch as a threat to South Korea over proposed joint military drills with the United States.
The missiles were launched in the pre-dawn hours from Yonghung, into the East Sea in South Hamgyong Province, said the JCS.
However, North Korea is banned from ballistic missile launches under the United Nations Security Council Resolutions.
There were no immediate remarks from Pyongyang on the latest fires.