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N. Korea fires 4 suspected shots from multiple rocket launchers into Yellow Sea: officials

All News 13:35 March 20, 2022

SEOUL, March 20 (Yonhap) -- North Korea on Sunday fired four suspected shots from its multiple rocket launchers into the Yellow Sea, South Korean military officials said, the latest show of force that could heighten tensions on the Korean Peninsula.

South Korea's National Security Council held an emergency vice-ministerial meeting over the four shots that fell into the western waters during a span of an hour from 7:20 a.m. from an unspecified location in South Pyongan Province, according to officials.

"There were shots believed to be that of North Korea's multiple rocket launchers this morning," an official of the South Korean military said.

"We are maintaining our defense readiness posture while closely following related developments," the official added.

The defense ministry building in central Seoul (Yonhap)

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