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South Korea and the United States launched a barrage of missiles into the sea in joint exercises in response to a ballistic missile launched by North Korea yesterday.
South Korea and the United States each launched two ATACMS short-range ballistic missiles. The South Korean Hyunmoo-2 missile was also launched towards the Sea of Japan, but crashed shortly after launch. The army said there were no reports of injuries.
See pictures of the military exercises with missiles here:
US and South Korea launch short-range missiles
North Korean missile flew over Japanese territory And he ended up at sea. It was the first North Korean missile to fly over Japan in five years. In northern Japan, people had to evacuate and train traffic came to a standstill. US President Biden and the Secretary of the European Union and the United Nations, Guterres, condemned the “provocation” of North Korea. Japanese Prime Minister Kishida called it a “reckless act”.
Yesterday, South Korea and the United States already conducted exercises with a total of eight combat aircraft in response to North Korea’s launch. The military wanted to prove that it could “respond firmly” to provocations from North Korea.
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