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DPRK fires 7 surface-to-air missiles into eastern waters

(Xinhua) Updated: 2015-03-13 13:39

SEOUL - The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) fired seven surface-to-air missiles into its eastern waters on Thursday, Yonhap News Agency and YTN reported Friday.

A Defense Ministry official said by phone that the DPRK conducted the missile-firing exercises Thursday evening observed by top DPRK leader Kim Jong-un.

The seven surface-to-air missiles were launched from Seonduk in South Hamkyung Province between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. Thursday into its eastern waters. Seonduk is located in the DPRK's east coast.


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