North Korea fires missiles again as U.S. carrier redeployed

北朝鮮が弾道ミサイル2発を発射 9月末から6回目

TOKYO, Oct 06 (Kyodo) - North Korea fired two ballistic missiles early Thursday from near Pyongyang toward the Sea of Japan, the sixth round of launches since late September, after a U.S. aircraft carrier was redeployed to the waters, the Japanese government and the South Korean military said.

The launches came just two days after Pyongyang fired a ballistic missile over the Japanese archipelago for the first time in five years, and a day after the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan was redeployed to the Sea of Japan for a joint drill.

The projectiles fell outside Japan's exclusive economic zone and flew between 350 and 800 kilometers at a maximum altitude of 50 to 100 km, Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada told reporters, adding there were no reports of damage to Japanese aircraft and ships. ...continue reading

Oct 06 (テレ東BIZ) - 北朝鮮がけさ、2発の弾道ミサイルを日本海に向けて発射しました。いずれも日本のEEZ=排他的経済水域の外側に落下し、被害は確認されていません。  ...continue reading

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