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North Korea's launch of short-range Scud missile tests new South Korean president, allies

Rocket landed within Japan's exclusive economic zone; may have been more than one

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A short-range Scud missile is paraded in Pyongyang in July 2013.   © Kyodo

SEOUL -- North Korea fired at least one short-range ballistic missile on Monday morning from its east coast. It landed in the sea within Japan's exclusive economic zone, according to the Japanese government.

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