SEOUL, June 21 (Xinhua) — The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has deployed what is believed to be its intermediate- range Musudan ballistic missile in its east coast, Yonhap news agency reported on Tuesday.

A government source was quoted as saying that no immediate sign of firing has been detected yet.

An official at South Korea's defense ministry told Xinhua that the military is closely watching relevant situations.