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Japan confirms DPRK's missile launches

Xinhua | Updated: 2013-05-18 17:38

TOKYO - Japanese government confirmed the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's missile launches on Saturday, saying none of the missiles have landed in Japan's territorial waters, Kyodo news agency reported.

The Repbulic of Korea's Yonhap News Agency earlier reported that the DPRK launched three short-range guided missiles into the Sea of Japan on Saturday, citing the country's defense ministry.

It is reported that the defense ministry detected two missiles launched in the morning and the last one was in the afternoon.

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