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01 Aug 2019 | 08:05 PM UTC

North Korea: Unidentified projectile launch detected August 2 /update 23

North Korea News Alert

US officials claim North Korea fires unidentified projectile August 2; further information not immediately reported

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/1/2019, 12:00 AM until 8/2/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Pyongyang). COUNTRY/REGION North Korea

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Event

North Korea reportedly launched an unidentified projectile into the Sea of Japan early (local time) on Friday, August 2, according to US military sources. Further information was not immediately reported.

Similar North Korean launches are possible over the coming days.  

Context

If confirmed, this would mark North Korea's third short-range ballistic missile launch over a two-week period, including on July 25 and 31. 

Advice

Individuals in the region are advised to monitor developments and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities and their home governments.

 

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