North Korea test-fires another round of missiles, the 7th in just a month; no immediate threat to Guam

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There are reports of a recent launch of an unidentified short-range projectile out of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Saturday morning. (file photo)

North Korea has launched another missile test, representing the seventh such test now in just about a month.

According to South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff, North Korea launched two projectiles from South Hamgyong Province toward the Sea of Japan on Saturday morning.

This was confirmed by the Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD) which continue to monitor events surrounding the region in conjunction with the Mariana Regional Fusion Center (MRFC), federal and military partners,

GHS/OCD assured that there is no immediate threat from the North Korean missile test.

NHK World is reporting that the South Korean military is gathering and analyzing detailed information together with the US military.

North Korea has fired projectiles six times over a period of more than three weeks from July 25 to August 16.

But this is the first time that missiles were launched since a US-South Korea joint military exercise ended on Tuesday.

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