North Korea conducts third missile test in eight days

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North Korea has launched additional unidentified short-range projectiles on August 2.

According to a statement from South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff, the missiles were launched at 2:59 a.m. and 3:23 a.m. from Yonghung in South Hamgyong Province. Both landed in the Sea of Japan.

The statement didn't mention the exact number of missiles that were fired.This is the third time North Korea has fired projectiles in the past eight days, according to Reuters.

On July 25, North Korea launched two short-range ballistic missiles, identified as KN-23 off its east coast, according to the Korean Herald.

The first missile flew around 430 kilometers while the second flew around 690 kilometers. Both flew at an estimated altitude of 50 kilometers before landing in the Sea of Japan.

On July 31, North Korea fired two more unidentified ballistic missiles from its eastern port of Wonsan.

Both of the missiles were estimated to have flown around 250 kilometers at an approximate altitude of 30 kilometers before landing in the Sea of Japan, according to the Korea Times.

South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said they are monitoring the situation and are "maintaining a readiness posture."

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1. North Korea and the missiles launched
2.Clock showing what time those missiles were launched
3. North Korea firing missiles on July 25
4. North Korea firing missiles on July 31
5. Where those missiles landed

VOICEOVER (in English):

"According to a statement from South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff, North Korea has launched additional unidentified short-range projectiles on August 2."

"The statement didn't mention the exact number of missiles that were fired."

"The missiles were launched at 2:59 a.m. and 3:23 a.m. from Yonghung in South Hamgyong Province. Both landed in the Sea of Japan."

"This is the third time North Korea has fired projectiles in the past eight days, according to Reuters."

"On July 25, North Korea launched two short-range ballistic missiles, identified as KN-23 off its east coast, according to the Korean Herald."

"The first missile flew around 430 kilometers while the second flew around 690 kilometers. Both flew at an estimated altitude of 50 kilometers before landing in the Sea of Japan."

"On July 31, North Korea fired two more unidentified ballistic missiles from its eastern port of Wonsan."

"According to the Korea Times, both of the missiles were estimated to have flown around 250 kilometers at an approximate altitude of 30 kilometers before landing in the Sea of Japan."

SOURCES: The Guardian, Reuters, BBC News, The Korea Herald, Yonhap News Agency
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https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-49199157
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