North Korea has fired yet another unidentified ballistic missile. South Korea’s joint chiefs of staff made the announcement.
The missle flew eastward. The South Korean military us analyzing details with the help of the U.S.
It is not clear how far the missile flew or whether it flew over Japan as other ballistic missiles did earlier this year.
South Korean news agency Yonhap reported the launching of the ballistic missile.
Officials in Seoul said a rocket-tracking radar was turned on located at a missile base in the North of the region yesterday followed by a large amount of radio chatter.
Tokyo and Washington were both placed on alert after the said radion signals were picked up. One Japansese official told the Kyodo news agency that a test could take place “within the next few days.”
North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un has already arried out a record 15 missile test this year alone, including two which were fired over the northern iJapaense island of Hokkaido.
This is a breaking news and more details will be provided as this develops.
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