N. Korea Fires 2 Short- Range Missiles: Reports

Regime said to fire weapons off east coast
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jul 2, 2009 4:58 AM CDT
Huge portraits of late North Korean President Kim Il Sung and his son Kim Jong Il are raised in Pyongyang, North Korea, Thursday, June 25, 2009.   (AP Photo/APTN)
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(Newser) – North Korea has test-fired two short-range missiles, according to South Korean media reports that could not be immediately verified. As the AP reports, North Korea issued a no-sail zone in waters off its east coast through July 10, viewed as a prelude to such missile tests. A South Korean news agency said that the missiles were fired off the coast but gave no further details.