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It follows a North Korean claim that it has miniaturized nuclear warheads to fit on ballistic missiles, according to KCNA. (CNN)North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles early Thursday, according to the South Korean military, as already heightened tensions on the peninsula continued to worsen. The two missiles were fired from North Hwanghae province, south of Pyongyang, toward the sea east of the Korean Peninsula, the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff said. Tensions have heightened on the Korean peninsula following a fourth North Korean nuclear test and joint U.S.-South Korean military drills. On Friday, KCNA reported that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had ordered more tests to improve his country's nuclear attack capability. The South Korean military spokesman said the two allies were "closely monitoring" signs of North Korean provocation. North Korean state media released photographs that it claims shows Kim Jong Un inspecting a miniaturized warhead. Around 17,000 U.S. military personnel and
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