XtremeLoaded Forum

Welcome, Guest: Join XtremeLoaded / Login / Trending / Recent / New
Stats: 13,172 members, 5,014 topics. Date:   November 18, 2017, 10:13 pm

North Korea shrugs off UN sanctions, fires 3 new missiles - Latest-News - XtremeLoaded

XtremeLoaded Forum / Latest-News / North Korea shrugs off UN sanctions, fires 3 new missiles (1 Post | 76 Views)

Man, 20, rapes 14-yr-old orphan / ‘How my 13-year-old niece was defiled by 32-year-old welder’ / President appoints daughter boss of oil firm /

(1) (Reply) (Go Down)

North Korea shrugs off UN sanctions, fires 3 new missiles by Everest(m) : 9:05 PM On Aug 26

The crisis in the Korean Peninsula is far from being resolved as North Korea on Friday fired “several projectiles” into sea off its eastern coast.

According to the South Korean military, the missiles were launched from a site in the North Korean province of Gangwon and flew for about 250km (150 miles).

Since firing an intercontinental ballistic weapon last month, Pyongyang has threatened to aim missiles at the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam.

But this latest test did not threaten the U.S. or Guam, the U.S. military said.

The projectiles were first launched at 06:49 on Saturday (21:49 GMT Friday), South Korea’s Defence Ministry said.

The U.S. military said three missiles were fired.

“The first and third missiles failed in flight. The second missile launch appears to have blown up almost immediately,” said Commander Dave Benham of the U.S. Pacific Command.

The launches were spread over a period of 30 minutes, he added.

“The military is keeping a tight surveillance over the North to cope with further provocations,” the South Korean defense ministry said.

Thousands of U.S. and South Korean troops are currently taking part in joint military drills, which are mainly largely computer-simulated exercises.



Record breaking raid: Three tonnes of cocaine seized in Spain / Again! Fulani herdsmen invade Falae’s farm, kill security guard / Panama Ex-president arrested in U.S /

Viewing this topic: 1 guest viewing this topic

(Go Up)

Xtremeloaded - Copyright © 2017 Collins Ezeakonam. All rights reserved.
Disclaimer: Every XtremeLoaded member is solely responsible for anything that he/she posts or uploads on XtremeLoaded. Contact Us admin (at)xtremeloaded.com