Monday, October 12, 2009
North Korea test fires five short-range missiles off its east coast, declaring a “no sail” zone amid reports of the imminent arrival of a US warship at a South Korean port.
South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported Monday that the North has declared a “no sail” zone in the area for 10 days staring from October 10.
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South Korean officials were not immediately available to comment on the reported missile launch — the first in about three months.
The report comes amid speculations that the aircraft carrier USS George Washington plans to dock in the South Korean port of Busan on Tuesday.
This article was posted: Monday, October 12, 2009 at 9:19 am