North Korea short-range tests 'routine procedure'

  • In March, North Korea launched what appeared to be two KN-02 missiles off its east coast
  • The country routinely launches such short-range missiles in an effort to improve its arsenal
  • North Korea recently withdrew two mid-range missiles believed to be capable of reaching Guam after moving them to its east coast earlier this year

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N Korea short range missile test

South Korea claims that three short-range guided missiles have been fired by North Korea. The country routinely tests such missiles, but the latest launches come during a period of diplomacy aimed at easing tensions.