North Korea fires projectiles after new U.N. sanctions

|By:, SA News Editor

North Korea fired several short-range projectiles into waters off the divided peninsula this morning, hours after the U.N. Security Council voted to impose tough new sanctions on the isolated state due to its recent nuclear test and long-range rocket launch.

The resolution aims to cripple parts of the North Korean economy that power its nuclear and ballistic missile programs, such as inspecting all planes/ships carrying imports and exports and to stop selling the country aviation fuel.

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