Jul 3, 2009


I spoke on this a month or 2 ago about the severity of the North Korea (nuclear missles) situation. Well it turns out the situation has gotten worse!

North Korea test-fired four short-range missiles yesterday, South Korea's Defense Ministry said, a move that aggravates already high tensions following Pyongyang's recent nuclear test and U.N. sanctions imposed as punishment.

According to the Associated Press, yesterday afternoon, 2 ground-to-ship missiles were fired from the eastern coastal city of Wonsan. A ministry official confirmed the test launch on condition of anonymity as department policy requires.

North Korea fired a 3rd missile later from the east coast, but the exact site and the type of a rocket are unknown, the official said. All three missiles were propelled about 60 miles and identified as KN-01 missiles with a range of up to 100 miles, reports Yonhap News Agency.

A 4th missile was fired later, however, specific details are still being sought.

Just two weeks earlier, North Korea issued a no-sail zone in waters off its east coast until July 10 for military drills. The zone restriction was believed to be for testing the missiles.

South Korea and North Korea recently met to discuss a truce but both sides were unable to narrow their differences.

The U.N's trying to get China and other countries to support them in enforcing sanctions on North Korea and stop these nuclear missile tests.

This is getting real. . .

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