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(4th LD) N. Korea fires 25 short-range missiles toward East Sea

2014/03/16 22:53

SEOUL, March 16 (Yonhap) -- North Korea fired off 25 short-range missiles toward the East Sea late Sunday, Seoul's military said, the latest show of force in response to the ongoing joint South Korea-U.S. military drills.

The North began launching ten projectiles at 6:20 p.m. over the span of ten minutes. The launches began again at around 8:03 p.m., and another eight rockets were fired in the period of five minutes, according to the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

The shooting of the other seven rockets lasted four minutes, beginning at 9:28 p.m., the military said.

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