North Korea reportedly fired two cruise missiles

North Korea reportedly fired two cruise missiles< /p> UPDATE DAY

North Korea fired two cruise missiles on Wednesday, the South Korean Defense Ministry said, ending a month-long lull in Pyongyang's record slew of weapons tests this year. 

“North Korea fired two cruise missiles towards the Yellow Sea from Onchon, South Pyongan Province,” the AFP a ministry official.

“US and South Korean military authorities are analyzing details such as flight distance,” he added.

South Korea Nord has not tested a cruise missile since January, Yonhap news agency said.

This type of missile is not banned under current UN sanctions.

The last time Pyongyang carried out a weapons test was on July 10, with what appeared to be multiple rocket launchers.

North Korea has conducted a series of tests since January. armament tests, including some in contravention of existing sanctions, including the firing of an intercontinental ballistic missile for the first time since 2017.

Seoul and Washington also believe that the Kim Jong Un regime could soon carry out a seventh test nuclear weapons.

Earlier this week, South Korean and U.S. military troops launched preliminary drills ahead of the start of their annual combined Ulchi Freedom Shield (UFS) exercise.

These exercises infuriate Pyongyang, which sees them as a rehearsal for an invasion.