MISSILE LAUNCH: North Korea has fired three ballistic rockets in latest series of tests according to South Korean military

The Sun

epa05238715 (FILE) An undated handout file photograph made available on 04 March 2016 by the North Korean news agency KCNA shows the test-firing of new-type large-caliber multiple launch rocket system by the North Korean military. On 01 April 2016, according to media reports in South Korea, North Korea fired an unidentified projectile into the sea off its east coast. Tensions between North Korea and the west have intensified due to the west's implimentation of economic sanctions in response to North Korea's pursuit of nuclear weapons and test firing of delivery systems. EPA/KCNA/HANDOUT SOUTH KOREA OUT HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY

North Korea has launched THREE powerful ballistic missiles from it’s east coast, South Korean military has confirmed.

They are though to be Scud missiles, in defiance of UN sanctions banning the communist state from nuclear testing.