North Korea launched another missile unidentified type from Pyongyang, which flew over Japanese territory and fell into the Pacific ocean near the island of Hokkaido. This is reported to the Agency Yonhap, citing military of South Korea.
“This morning, North Korea fired a missile at an unidentified East from the environs of Pyongyang,” – said in the joint chiefs of staff.
The military also added that South Korea and the United States analyze the additional information. At the moment in South Korea, 7:30 am. It is noted that the missile was fired from the DPRK Pyongyang.
NK News says that the military also reported that the launch was made from the capital international airport Bunyan Sunan, from the same place, which on 28 August had issued a ballistic medium-range missile. This missile also flew over Japan and fell into the sea in 1180 km East of the island of Hokkaido.
Bi-bi-si informs referring to the local media that about the impending danger of the inhabitants of Japan signalled via the warning system J-Alert. Japan declared that the missile probably passed through their territory.
The chiefs, according to preliminary estimates, reported that the rocket reached an altitude of 770 km and flew 3,700 km and fell in the 2000 miles from the Cape of the island of Hokkaido.
Channel TV Tokyo, NHK, reports that it is likely Hwaseong-12 (Hwaseong – 12), that is, either the Intercontinental or ballistic missile intermediate-range missiles of intermediate or Intercontinental ballistic missile (IRBM/ICBM).
The North Korean authorities published yesterday, September 14, a statement which has threatened nuclear attacks on the United States and Japan, noting that Japan no longer needed and demanded “to disband the useless UN security Council” because of the tightening sanctions.
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