Europe News Desk!! North Korea on Monday fired two short-range ballistic missiles (SRBMs) toward the East Sea, while a US nuclear-powered aircraft carrier planned to hold joint drills in waters near the Korean Peninsula. This information was given by the army of South Korea. South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JSC) said it detected the launch between 7.47 a.m. and 8 a.m. from the Chunghwa county area of North Hwanghae province, Yonhap news agency reported. The missiles covered a distance of about 370 kilometers before falling into the sea. Pyongyang’s latest case came amid ongoing military drills by South Korea and the US since last week. It is due to expire on 3 April. According to the Defense Ministry in Seoul, the USS Nimitz aircraft carrier strike group will also take part in exercises on Monday along with South Korea’s major warships south of the peninsula. The South Korean Navy’s Sejong the Great destroyer, equipped with the Aegis combat system, and Cho Yeong destroyer, will be mobilized for the exercise to be held in international waters south of the southern island of Jeju. The ministry said the aircraft carrier would make a port call at Busan the next day.
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