MOSCOW (Sputnik) —Short-rage ballistic missiles were fired off from the eastern coast. The US Pacific Command said it had detected three launches, two of which failed in flight, while a third one appeared to have blown up almost immediately.
Yoon Young-chan, a senior secretary of President Moon Jae-in, said his national security adviser and other officials "decided to proceed more thoroughly with the ongoing UFG drills," according to the Yonhap news agency.
The South Korean outlet cited a report carried by the North’s state agency KCNA, saying North Korean troops held an exercise on Saturday that simulated an incursion into its southern areas. The war games were inspected by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.