North Korea fires several short-range missiles
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff says that North Korea has launched "several" short-range missiles off its eastern coast.
The military said in a statement Saturday that the missiles flew up to 125 miles before they landed in the water.
The firing Saturday comes amid a diplomatic breakdown that has followed the failed summit earlier this year between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un over the North's pursuit of a nuclear arsenal that can target the U.S. mainland.
South Korean and U.S. authorities are analyzing the details of the launch.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Sheriff warns of bears roaming neighborhoods in St. Mary Parish
'Tornado of poop': Homes ruined after raw sewage erupts from toilets
Ascension Parish judge to discuss defense funding, bond in Theriot case
Police investigating fatal Sunday shooting on Lake Calais Court
Daughter of fallen BRPD officer receives personalized rocking horse