India, Feb. 14 -- North Korea fired several cruise missiles off its east coast towards the Sea of Japan early on Wednesday, South Korean news agency Yonhap reported, citing the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS).

The JCS detected an unspecified number of missile launches around 9:00 a.m. local time (00:00 GMT) over waters northeast of the North Korean port city of Wonsan, the report said.

The missile firing marked the fifth cruise missile launch in 2024, the report said.

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