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North Korea fired a short-range multiple rocket launcher into the Yellow Sea on Sunday, the South Korean military said, just days after an apparent failed missile test.

South Korea's National Security Council held an emergency vice-ministerial meeting on the four MRLS launches, which the Yonhap news agency reported fell into the western waters over a span of about an hour from 7:20 a.m. from an unspecified location in the North's South Pyongan province.

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