N. Korea Test-Fires 10 Missiles

South Korea reports Pyongyang's latest show of force
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 16, 2014 7:27 AM CDT

(Newser) – North Korea has fired off 10 short-range missiles toward the Sea of Japan, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reports. The 10-minute show of force is the latest amid ongoing joint military exercises between the United States and South Korea, and al-Jazeera notes that South Korea is on alert. "Following the North's rocket launch at 6:20pm, our military has maintained a close watch for possible North Korean provocations," says a defense ministry spokesman. The US-South Korea war games will continue on into April. (Read more North Korea stories.)

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