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N. Korea fires sixth missile in three days

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North Korea fired a sixth short-range missile into the Sea of Japan on Monday, defying warnings from UN chief Ban Ki-moon and South Korea after a flurry of similar tests at the weekend. 

This file photo, released by the Korean Central News Agency on January 5, 2009, shows a missile-firing drill at an undisclosed location in North Korea. North Korea has fired a sixth short-range missile into the Sea of Japan, defying warnings from UN chief Ban Ki-moon and South Korea after a flurry of similar tests at the weekend.

The latest firing was confirmed by the South's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS), who said it was unclear if the North was testing guided missiles or rockets from multiple launchers.

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