It was later confirmed they had travelled 250 km, far enough to hit South Korea. US Pacific Command updated their ‘failed in flight’ comments in a statement, reports The Daily Caller. “Rather, they flew approximately 250 kilometres in a northeastern direction. We will continue to work with our interagency partners on a more detailed assessment of this latest launch and we will provide a public update if warranted.”
Kim Jong Un, the North Korean leader, is reported to be overseeing a special forcer operations which simulates strokes on South Korean islands, with recent images of him show to be inspecting missiles and missile-fuel components. These images are also said to be a sign to the world their missile program is still on the go.
This latest launch follows more than 20 that have been fired this year alone.
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