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Monday, January 15, 2018

Fell into the water: the DPRK launched a ballistic missile

A new test of North Korean ballistic missiles took place in the night of Saturday in the area of Pucchan the province’s toll. Military experts have been unable to determine the type of missile. The Pentagon confirmed the launch and said that the missile fell into the water off the Japanese coast.

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According to South Korean Agency “Yonhap”, citing the joint chiefs of staff, the launch of North Korean ballistic missile was fired from area of Pucchan province’s do about half past five in the morning local time. Military experts in South Korea to set the type of missile to date are unable. According to them, the test failed. A few seconds after launch the rocket exploded.

A source in the Pentagon told reporters that the U.S. military followed the tests, and confirm the fact of their conduct. According to the American side, the missile fell into the water near the Japanese coast. The Pentagon also did not have data regarding the type of missile, reports CNN. In the Pacific, the US command said that are aware of the incident test, but details are not yet disclosed.

Two weeks earlier, North Korea also tried to test the new missile. The attempt was then unsuccessful. According followed the trials of the U.S. military, the rocket exploded upon launch. Watching the start of the time, specialists could not determine the type of missile.

Since the inauguration of US President Donald trump, the DPRK conducted eight missile launches, CNN reports.


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