Homeland Security: No immediate threat from North Korea missile tests

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Guam Homeland Security issued a news release Monday morning, in response to the reported missile tests in North Korea.

In the release, officials said the Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD), in conjunction with the Mariana Regional Fusion Center (MRFC), federal and military partners, continue to monitor events surrounding the region, including reports of the recent launch of unidentified projectiles out of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) today.

Officials say based on available data, there was no indication the reported tests posed an immediate threat to Guam or the Marianas.

“Our office, along with our local, military and federal partners, will continue to monitor the events surrounding our region,” stated Homeland Security Advisor Tim Aguon.