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CNN: North Korea launches 2 ballistic missiles, officials say  

North Korea launched two ballistic missiles into the waters off the east coast of the Korean Peninsula, officials said – the latest missile launch in recent days by the country. 

Japan’s Defense Ministry said officials were still analyzing the data but estimated both missiles were fired at around 7:00 a.m. local time on Monday and fell into the Sea of Japan “to the east of the Korean Peninsula, outside Japan’s exclusive economic zone,” its statement said. 

North Korea acknowledged the incident, calling it a “super-large multiple rocket launcher exercise, which is a means of tactical nuclear attack.” The country said the exercise was a response to the combined air force forces of the United States and South Korea.  

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North Korea fired 2 missiles, artillery after making threats — CNBC/AP

North Korea fires ballistic missiles after US conducts military drills with South Korea, Japan: ‘firing range’ — FOX News

North Korea fires off more missiles, warning it could turn Pacific into ‘firing range’ — Japan Times

North Korea launches more missiles as Kim sister warns Pacific could become ‘firing range’ — The Guardian/Reuters