South Korea and the US fired back missiles
North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan. In response, South Korea and the United States fired missiles.
The two countries fired four missiles into the East Sea, known as the Sea of Japan, on Wednesday (October 5) local time. This information is known about the military of South Korea. News – BBC.
South Korea’s military says North Korea has fired a missile for the first time in five years. These missiles were fired in response to North Korea’s ballistic missile launch over Japan the previous day.
South Korea and the US each fired two Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) missiles, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said. All missiles hit dummy targets.
In addition, on Tuesday, South Korea and the United States warplanes dropped bombs in the Yellow Sea and carried out a drill.
The incident temporarily halted trains in northern Japan on Tuesday and warned residents to evacuate.
After realizing the missile would fly over Japan, the country’s government warned citizens to evacuate. The missile later flew over Japan and fell into the Pacific Ocean.
This is the first time since 2017 that a North Korean missile has landed in the sea over Japan.