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10:42 AM, June 21, 2016
N. Korea Deploys Ballistic Missile In East Coast: S. Korean Military

North Korea has deployed an intermediate-range ballistic missile to its east coast, a South Korean government source told Yonhap news agency.

South Korean and Japanese military officials are monitoring the situation, though there have been no signs of a launch detected.

"We have detected signs that the North has deployed what appears to be a Musudan missile," agency cited the source.

A South Korean government source told the Korea Times newspaper on condition of anonymity there were signs that North Korea had deployed an intermediate-range Musudan missile to the eastern coast.

Yonhap news agency cited government sources as saying that Defense Minister Gen Nakatani ordered to strike down any Korean missile that approaches the islands with Aegis-armed destroyers and Patriot missile launchers.

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