S. Korea: North Test-fired Sub-launched Missile

August 23, 2016 11:48 PM

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North Korea has launched a ballistic missile from a submarine off its east coast, South Korean defense officials said in a statement.

The missile, launched about 5:50 a.m. local time Wednesday (2050 UTC Tuesday), flew about 500 kilometers, South Korea's military said. The statement said it wasn't immediately known if the launch was successful.

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