South Korea’s military said its fighter jets fired three missiles Wednesday near the rivals’ eastern border. This is while North and South Korea fired missiles landing in waters off each other's coasts for the first time.

Iran PressAsia:  South Korea’s military added the launches were in reaction to a barrage of North Korean missile tests earlier Wednesday. South Korea also said one of the North Korean missiles landed near the sea border.

One short-range ballistic missile crossed the Northern Limit Line, the de facto maritime border between the two countries, prompting a rare warning for residents on the island of Ulleungdo to seek shelter in bunkers.

The South Korean military said it was the "first time since the peninsula was divided" at the end of the Korean War in 1953 that a North Korean missile had landed so close to the South's territorial waters.

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