N Korea Carries Out Multiple Ballistic Missiles Launches - Pentagon

© REUTERS / Kim Hong-JiPassengers watch a television broadcasting a news report on North Korea firing ballistic missiles, at a railway station in Seoul, South Korea, March 6, 2017.
Passengers watch a television broadcasting a news report on North Korea firing ballistic missiles, at a railway station in Seoul, South Korea, March 6, 2017. - Sputnik International
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North Korea has carried out multiple launches of medium-range ballistic missiles, four of which have splashed in the sea, US Department of Defense spokesperson Capt. Jeff Davis said in a briefing on Monday.

A woman walks past a television broadcasting a news report on North Korea firing ballistic missiles, at a railway station in Seoul, South Korea, March 6, 2017. - Sputnik International
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WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Earlier in the day, the South Korean Defense Ministry reported that an unidentified missile by North Korea had taken place at 7:36 a.m. local time (22:36 GMT on Sunday). Japan later said that Pyongyang had launched a total of four missiles, with three of these landing in Japanese territorial waters.

China, Japan, Russia and South Korea have expressed concern over the launch, as well as Spain, France and the European Union.

North Korea has not commented on the missile launch yet.

"There were multiple launches. There were four that splashed in the sea of Japan," Davis told reporters.

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