N. Korea Fires 2 More Missiles

Scuds fired into sea hundreds of miles off coast
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 3, 2014 12:01 AM CST
A soldier works on an armored vehicle during a military exercise in Yeoncheon near the border with North Korea.   (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

(Newser) – North Korea has fired another two short-range missiles into the sea in what appears to be a show of displeasure at the US-South Korea war games continuing across the border, reports Reuters. The missiles—from the same Scud class as those North Korea fired a few days ago—were fired from the country's east coast and traveled around 300 miles, according to Yonhap. Defense officials say that firing into the sea counts as a "low-level provocation," but still "worrisome." (Read more North Korea stories.)

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