People watch a TV that shows a file picture of a North Korean missile for a news report on North Korea firing short-range ballistic missiles, in Seoul, South Korea. Image Credit: Reuters

Seoul: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised the test firing of a new multiple rocket launcher, state media said Thursday.

Kim "guided a test-fire of newly-developed large-caliber multiple launch guided rocket system on July 31," state-run KCNA said.

South Korea's military said Wednesday that two ballistic missiles were fired from the Wonsan area on North Korea's east coast.

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