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North Korea fires missile amid US warship ‘arrival’

Posted By admin On October 12, 2009 @ 9:19 am In World News | Comments Disabled

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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.

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