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Fri Jul 8, 2016, 11:53 PM

South Korean Media Say North Korea Has Test-Fired Submarine-Launched Missile

Source: ABC News

South Korean media say North Korea has test-fired submarine-launched missile.

Read more: http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/south-korean-media-north-korea-test-fired-submarine-40451871



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Calista241 Jul 2016 OP
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Sat Jul 9, 2016, 01:55 AM

1. Reuters: North Korea fires missile from submarine but it appears to have failed: South Korea

 

North Korea fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile on Saturday but the launch appears to have failed in the early stages of flight, South Korea's military said.

The launch comes a day after the U.S. and South Korea pledged to deploy an anti-missile system to counter threats from Pyongyang, and two days after North Korea warned it was planning its toughest response to what it deemed a "declaration of war" by the United States. That followed Washington's blacklisting of the nation's leader Kim Jong Un for alleged human rights abuses.

The South's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement that the missile was launched at about 11:30 a.m. Seoul time (0230 GMT) in waters east of the Korean peninsula.

The missile was likely fired from the submarine as planned but appears to have failed in the early stage of flight, the Joint Chiefs of Staff said.

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