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Published: 16:42, January 01, 2023 | Updated: 17:42, January 01, 2023
DPRK conducts two-day streak of rocket firing
By Xinhua
Published:16:42, January 01, 2023 Updated:17:42, January 01, 2023 By Xinhua

A man walks past a television screen showing a news broadcast with file footage of a DPRK missile test, at a railway station in Seoul on Dec 31, 2022. (JUNG YEON-JE / AFP)

SEOUL - The Democratic People's Republic of Korea fired a rocket shell towards the eastern waters early on Sunday, the official Korean Central News Agency reported.

A long-range artillery sub-unit in the western area of the Korean People's Army conducted the firing, using a super-large multiple rocket launcher, the KCNA report said.

The firing came a day after the DPRK conducted a test-fire of the weapon systems on Saturday, according to the report.

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The KCNA report praised the combat performance of the rocket launchers, saying the three shells fired by the launchers on Saturday had precisely hit a target island in the eastern waters.

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