S.Korea monitoring DPRK's possible missile provocations in real time: media

Source: Xinhua| 2017-10-09 14:41:37|Editor: Jiaxin
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SEOUL, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- South Korea's presidential Blue House was closely monitoring possible missile provocations by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on a real-time basis, Yonhap news agency reported Monday.

A Blue House official was quoted as saying that signs of the DPRK's missile provocation, which had been detected before the Chuseok holiday, were unchanged.

The official noted that South Korea was monitoring the moves in the DPRK's missile facilities in real time.

Although any immediate sign of the DPRK's provocation was not spotted yet, signs of missile launches were allegedly detected before the Chuseok holiday as moves in the DPRK's missile facilities were found.

The traditional South Korean holiday, which started late last month, will end on Monday.

The DPRK was widely expected here to conduct another provocation around Oct. 10, the founding day of the DPRK's Workers' Party of Korea (WPK).

The military authorities of South Korea and the United States were reportedly mobilizing military surveillance assets, including the U-2S high-altitude reconnaissance aircraft of the U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) as well as RC-800 and RF-16 reconnaissance planes and P-3C maritime patrol aircraft of the South Korean military.