SEOUL—North Korea test-fired short-range cruise missiles off its east coast on Tuesday morning, South Korea’s military said, a day before the country’s holiday commemorating founder Kim Il Sung and a South Korean national election.

The missiles were launched near the North’s coastal city of Munchon and splashed into the waters between Korea and Japan, according to the South’s military. The projectiles flew more than 93 miles and for roughly 40 minutes, South Korea’s semiofficial Yonhap News Agency reported, citing Seoul’s…

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