Images released by state-run KCNA - a day after the long-range "strike drill" in Kusong
- show a missile being fired from a launcher vehicle.
The two missiles on Thursday were fired from Kusong
, an area northwestern of Pyongyang and flew 420 km (260 miles) and 270 km (168 miles) and reached an altitude of about 50 km (30 miles) before hitting the sea, South Korea's military said.
It said later the launch was made from the province's Kusong
town, about 25 miles from Sino-ri, where the North conducted its first successful flight test of the Hwasong-12 intermediate range missile in May 2017.
in the vicinity of Kusong
in North Pyongan Province.
This comes after South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff announced that North Korea launched two new projectiles from Kusong
According to the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the missiles were fired from the north-eastern city of Kusong
toward the eastern waters between 4:29 p.m.
Sunday Seoul time, off Kusong
north of the North Korean capital of Pyongyang, a South Korean military official said.
The missile was launched from the Banghyon airfield in Kusong
, North Korea and flew 578 miles before it landed in the Sea of Japan.
US officials said on Tuesday they have seen increased North Korean activity at a site in the Western city of Kusong
that could be preparations for another missile test within days.
Lance de la base militaire nord-coreenne de Kusong
, dans la province du Nord Pyongan, vers 05h30 (20h30 GMT samedi), le projectile a parcouru environ 700 km avant de s'abimer en mer du Japon.
The missile flew 700 km (430 miles) and reached an altitude of more than 2,000 km (1,245 miles), according to officials in South Korea and Japan, further and higher than an intermediate-range missile North Korea successfully tested in February from the same region of Kusong
, northwest of its capital, Pyongyang.
Japanese officials said the missile, which launched from north-western Kusong
, reached an altitude of 2,000km.