North Korean ballistic missile fails at launch
Sunday, April 17, 2016
In the early morning on Friday,tried unsuccessfully to launch a ballistic missile , BM-25, according to reports. An anonymous defense official placed the attempt at 5:03 local time (2033 on Thursday ).
According to South Korean news agency, the missile's range is 3,000 to 4,000 (about 1850 to 2500 ), enough to reach the base on the island of .
A statement from thesaid "North Korea appears to have tried to shoot, this morning, a missile from the area of the East Sea, but it is presumed that the launch failed." According to Yonhap, North Korea did not notify the of the launch.
Friday was the 104th birthday of the founder of North Korea and grandfather of present leader, , which is celebrated with military parades and events.
This is a complete or partial translation of the article "Falla lanzamiento de misil en Corea del Norte", from the español language Wikinews, published under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 License.
|This is a complete or partial translation of the article "Falla lanzamiento de misil en Corea del Norte", from the español language Wikinews, published under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 License.|
- Kirk Spitzer. "Reports: North Korea missile launch fails, U.S. says" — , April 15, 2016
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