North Korea fired at least 17 missiles into the sea on Wednesday, including one that landed less than 60 kilometres off South Korea's coast on Wednesday, prompting South Korea to issue rare air raid warnings and launch its own missiles in response.
It was the first time a ballistic missile had landed near the South's waters, and the most missiles fired by the North in a single day.
The missile landed outside of South Korea's territorial waters, but south of the Northern Limit Line (NLL), a disputed inter-Korean maritime border in what South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol called an "effective act of territorial encroachment."
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