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North Korea’s missile passes through virtual waters – Chosun Ilbo (English version) : Korea Daily

North Korea launched three short-range ballistic missiles toward the East Sea on the morning of the 26th.

One of them crashed into South Korean territorial waters, an air raid warning was sounded, and residents of Ulleungdo rushed to shelter.

A cruise ship will depart from Ulleungdo’s port on Wednesday after the air raid warning is lifted. /news 1

According to the Joint Chiefs of Staff, missiles were launched from multiple regions around 8:51 a.m., one of which fell into the East Sea for the first time since the Korean War, crossing the de facto maritime border of the Northern Limit Line. Only 57km from Sokcho, Gangwon-do and 167km from Ulleungdo.

North Korea refuses to approve an NLL that runs close to its coastline, but it rarely violates it so blatantly.

President Yoon Seok-yeol (second from left) presides over an emergency meeting at the Blue House in Yongsan, Seoul, on Wednesday. /News 1

At least seven missiles of various types were launched from the West Sea following the provocation.

In response, the JCS fired warning shots, warning that South Korea would “never tolerate North Korea’s provocations and will respond resolutely in close cooperation with the United States while further strengthening surveillance and vigilance.”

North Korea has launched an ongoing series of provocations amid signs of another imminent nuclear test.

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