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North Korea launches unidentified projectile towards Sea of Japan — Yonhap

No further details were provided

TASS, October 19. North Korea launched an unidentified projectile towards the Sea of Japan on Tuesday, the Yonhap news agency reported, citing South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff.

According to updated information, one unidentified projectile was launched. No further details were provided.

In turn, the Japan Coast Guard reported that presumably North Korea launched a ballistic missile towards the Sea of Japan and warned fishing vessels in that area of a risk of falling debris.

In September, Pyongyang conducted a new series of missile tests. On September 15, North Korea launched two ballistic missiles that splashed down in Japan’s exclusive economic zone. On September 28, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said that North Korea had launched a short-range missile in the same direction.