North Korea test-fires missiles

Two ground-to-ship missiles fired from east coast, Yonhap news agency reports.

    The missiles were test fired from the east coast of North Korea  [AFP]

    Growing tensions

    South Korea's joint chiefs of staff could not immediately confirm the report on Thursday.

    North Korea had earlier issued a no-sail zone in waters off its east coast through July 10.

    The move comes a week after the United States extended economic sanctions against North Korea for another year as tensions grew over the communist state's nuclear activities.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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