US military confirms North Korea fired missile

By REUTERS
May 14, 2017 03:04
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WASHINGTON - The US military's Pacific Command said on Saturday North Korea had fired a missile near Kusong, but added that the flight was not consistent with an intercontinental ballistic missile.

The missile launch was detected at approximately 10:30 a.m. Hawaii time, and landed in the Sea of Japan, a US PACOM spokesperson said in a statement.

"The type of missile is being assessed and the flight was not consistent with an intercontinental ballistic missile," the spokesperson said.


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