North Korea fired two cruise missiles off its west coast into the Yellow Sea early on Wednesday, a South Korean navy supply instructed Yonhap information company.
The alleged missile check coincided with a press convention by South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol, marking 100 days since he took workplace.
It additionally got here a day after South Korean and US troops launched preliminary drills forward of the upcoming annual Ulchi Freedom Defend (UFS) wargames.
Pyongyang has repeatedly criticised joint navy manoeuvers between Seoul and Washington, branding them provocative, and claiming they solely improve tensions on the Korean Peninsula.
North Korea is banned from launching ballistic missiles beneath UN Safety Council resolutions, however the sanctions don’t cowl cruise missiles.
Based on Yonhap, Pyongyang final test-fired cruise missiles in January.
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