United States: North Korea releases its First missile in 2 months

Express News

By Associated Press|Upgraded: 29th November 2017

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WASHINGTON: A U.S. authorities states North Korea has actually conducted its very first missile launch in more than two months.

The authorities wasn’t licensed to speak publicly on the matter and required anonymity.

The Pentagon on Tuesday was more careful, calling it a “possible” missile launch. Col. Rob Manning, a spokesman said, “We identified a possible rocket launch from North Korea” at around 1:30 p.m. EST. He said the Pentagon is examining the situation and has no additional info to provide, including what kind of missile may have been released.

It would be the first North Korean rocket test since it released an intermediate-range ballistic missile on Sept. 15 that flew over northern Japan and into the Pacific Ocean.

The Yonhap news agency is reporting that North Korea has actually introduced a ballistic missile.