SEOUL: South Korea says North Korea has fired an unidentified missile towards the ocean. South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Workers says in an announcement the North Korean missile flew towards its japanese waters on Thursday. It gave no additional particulars. North Korea has test-launched a spate of missiles this 12 months in an obvious try to put strain on its rivals amid stalled nuclear diplomacy. The reported launch additionally got here hours after North Korea introduced it had detected its first case of the coronavirus because the pandemic started.