North Korea fires missiles as G-20 continues in China

September 5, 2016 6:59 AM

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TOKYO — North Korea fired three ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast Monday, possibly timed to coincide with the meeting of leaders of the world’s 20 largest economies in neighboring China.

North Korea launched the missiles from a site south of Pyongyang at 12:14 p.m. local time, South Korea's joint chiefs of staff said.

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