In a statement, the Chinese military’s Eastern Theater Command said that they fired multiple missiles into the water off the coast of Taiwan’s east. According to the report, every missile successfully connected with its target.
China launched these missiles in protest of Nancy Pelosi, the speaker of the US House, visiting Taiwan.
Taiwanese authorities protested, calling China’s high-intensity military action “irrational.”
Although the Ministry of National Defense of Taiwan did not disclose the detailed location of the water area where the missile was dropped, According to Taiwan’s declarations and China’s designation of the training zone, it appears that the missiles were fallen in the water between the ports of Kaohsiung and Taipei.
Taiwan’s Ministry of Defense said, “The ROK military (Taiwan Army) immediately identified the launch pattern” and “activated the relevant defense system and strengthened combat readiness posture.”
“We condemn irrational behavior that destroys peace in the region,” They added.