North Korean Missile Test Fails, South Says, Bringing String of Crashes to 3

April 28, 2016 3:33 PM

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North Korean Missile Test Fails, South Says, Bringing String of Crashes to 3

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea failed to launch two intermediate-range ballistic missiles on Thursday, the South Korean Defense Ministry said, adding to a string of unsuccessful weapons tests in the past two weeks.

The first attempted launch of the powerful Musudan missile crashed into the sea seconds after ignition. Hours after that attempt, North Korea fired another missile of the same type but that test also failed, the ministry said.

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