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North Korea Fires Two More Missiles as Barrage Continues

People watch a television screen showing a news broadcast with file footage of a North Korean missile test, at a railway station, in Seoul on Oct. 28.
People watch a television screen showing a news broadcast with file footage of a North Korean missile test, at a railway station, in Seoul on Oct. 28.Photographer: Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images
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North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles on Friday, as it continues a barrage of launches in opposition to US and South Korean military drills.

The missiles were fired from the eastern coastal province of Kangwon from 11:59 a.m. to 12:18 p.m. local time on Friday, according to South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff in Seoul. They flew about 230 kilometers (150 miles), hitting an altitude of 24 kilometers and reaching speeds of Mach 5, it said, adding that South Korea’s military was strengthening surveillance and coordinating closely with the US.