N. Korea deploys 300 new MLRS along front line: sources

SEOUL, April 24 (Yonhap) — North Korea has deployed some 300 new multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS) along its front line with South Korea, which can hit Seoul and surrounding areas, military sources said Sunday.Local sources, citing intelligence findings, said Pyongyang has placed the 122 millimeter rocket launchers north of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) that separates the two Koreas.These weapons systems have an estimated range of some 40 kilometers that can place large areas in and around the capital city within striking distance.”The North has been deploying the new rocket launchers with regimental units along the DMZ since 2014,” said an official insider, who declined to be identified.

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