North Korea Launches Two Ballistic Missiles Into Sea of Japan: U.S. Official Confirms

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(ABC NEWS) – North Korea has launched a pair of missiles for the second time in a week.

The launches were confirmed to ABC News by a United States official and South Korean joint chiefs of staff. The U.S. official said two ballistic missiles were fired into the Sea of Japan.

“North Korea this morning fired two unidentified projectiles into the East Sea from South Hamkyung Province,” the South Korea government said in a statement. “South Korea and US intelligence are analyzing for any additional information.”

“While our military has strengthened awareness and monitoring, ROK-US [officials] are closely working together and maintaining readiness,” it added.

At least one was a medium-range ballistic missile, a U.S. official told ABC News.

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