North Korea test-fires submarine-launched ballistic missile

July 9, 2016 9:40 AM

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SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Saturday fired what appeared to be a submarine-launched ballistic missile off its east coast, the U.S. and South Korea said, the latest in a string of tests that are part of efforts by the North to advance technology capable of delivering nuclear warheads.

The missile was fired from a location near the North Korean coastal town of Sinpo, where analysts have previously detected efforts by the North to develop submarine-launched ballistic missile systems, said an official from Seoul’s Defense Ministry. The official, who didn’t want to be named because o...

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