NKorea test-fires 2 missiles

SEOUL: South Korean media report that North Korea has test-fired two short-range missiles.

Yonhap news agency reported Thursday the North fired two ground-to-ship missiles from its eastern coast.

The report gave no further details.

News cable channel YTN carried a similar report.

South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff could not immediately confirm the reports.

North Korea had earlier issued a no-sail zone in waters off its east coast through July 10, viewed as a prelude to such missile tests.