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Combined forces in South Korea fire 8 missiles: Yonhap

Xinhua | Updated: 2022-06-06 11:19

This handout photo taken on June 6, 2022 and released by South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff via Yonhap news agency in Seoul shows the Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) firing a missile from an undisclosed location on South Korea's east coast during a South Korea-US joint live-fire exercise. [Photo/Agencies]

SEOUL - South Korea-US joint forces fired eight ground-to-ground ballistic missiles off South Korea's east coast on Monday, Yonhap news agency reported citing South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff.

The combined forces launched eight ground-to-ground Army Tactical Missile System missiles from an east coastal region in Gangwon province for about 10 minutes from 4:45 am local time (1945 GMT).

The South Korean side fired seven missiles, while the US side launched one, according to Yonhap.

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