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DPRK fires 4 more short-range projectiles

English.news.cn   2014-03-04 16:27:37

SEOUL, March 4 (Xinhua) -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) fired off four more short-range projectiles, estimated to be artillery shells, Tuesday in its east coast, Yonhap News Agency reported.

The DPRK launched an artillery shell at around 4:20 local time from the Wonsan areas in its southeastern coast toward eastern waters. The DPRK's new multiple rocket launcher, which the South Korea military called KN-09, was believed to have fired the shell, which flew around 155 km.

Earlier in the morning, the DPRK also launched three more artillery shells with the KN-09 in its east coast.

Pyongyang fired off four artillery shells with the KN-09 from the same place on Feb. 21, Seoul's Defense Ministry said Monday.

The DPRK launched two short-range ballistic missiles Monday morning on its east coast, four days after firing off four short- range missiles, allegedly of Scud-type missiles.

The missiles, which the DPRK launched Monday morning, were believed to be Scud-C type or Scud-ER missiles as they flew more than 500 km. The four missiles launched on Feb. 27 few around 220 km at an altitude of more than 100 km.

The DPRK reportedly has missiles of 300-km-range Scud-B type and of 500-km-range Scud-C type. It also has Scud-ER missiles, a modifier of Scud-D missiles, with a range of more than 700 km.

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Editor: Bi Mingxin
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