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02 Oct 2019 | 01:24 AM UTC

North Korea: Unidentified projectiles fired into Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone October 2 /update 29

North Korea News Alert

Unidentified projectiles fired from Wonsan (Kangwon province) into Japan’s Exclusive Economic Zone on October 2; similar launches possible in coming days

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/2/2019, 12:00 AM until 10/2/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Pyongyang). COUNTRY/REGION North Korea

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The South Korean Joint Chief of Staffs (JCS) said that unidentified projectiles were fired toward the East Sea from North Korea just after 07:00 (local time) on Wednesday, October 2. According to media reports, the projectiles were launched from Wonsan (Kangwon province) and the first fell outside Japan's Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), while a second fell into the EEZ at 07:27. No injuries or damages were immediately reported.

Similar North Korean launches are possible over the coming days.


North Korea has conducted several missile tests since late July.


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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