North Korean leader Kim Jung-un inspects the stand of Galido and the Jangjo Defense Group located in the far Southwest of North Korea in this unpublished photo posted by North Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in North Korea November 13, 2016
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Japan's Coast Guard said it had detected missile launches from North Korea and warned shipping to stay away from any debris. The launch comes a week after another round of missile tests.
The Japanese Ministry of Defense confirmed to NBC that the projectile appeared to have been fired from North Korea but did not reach the territory of Japan or the EEZ.
The Yonyap news agency, referring to the South Korean military, reported that North Korea had fired two shells into the sea off its east coast.
The Joint Chiefs of State of South Korea stated that North Korea had fired them from around Sondok, South Hamong Province, according to Yonhap.
The Presidential Office of South Korea holds a meeting of the National Security Council on the launch of the North Korea shell, the office said in a statement
Reuters and NBC News contributed to this report.
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