SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Monday fired more projectiles into the sea off its east coast, South Korean officials said, urging Pyongyang to refrain from “tension-creating acts.”
But Pyongyang described the launches as a “regular military exercise.”
The South Korean Defense Ministry still needs to analyze exactly what the North has been firing for the past three days, said Choi Yong-su, an official in the ministry representative’s office.
They could be short-range missiles or a new kind of large-caliber artillery rocket, the ministry said.
The North fired three projectiles into waters off its east coast Saturday and a fourth Sunday. It fired two more Monday, Choi said.