Seoul, US say North Korean missile launch apparently failed

April 15, 2016 11:48 AM

25 0

SEOUL, South Korea — A North Korea missile launch meant to celebrate its founder’s birthday has apparently failed, South Korean and U.S. officials said Friday, an embarrassing setback in what was reportedly the inaugural test of a new, powerful mid-range missile.

The U.S. and South Korean officials provided few details, including the type of missile. But South Korea’s Yonhap news agency carried an unsourced report that a “Musudan” missile, which could one day be capable of reaching far-off U.S. military bases in Asia and the Pacific, exploded in the air a fe...

Also read: South Korean opposition seeking to impeach Park next Friday

Read more

To category page

Loading...