North Korean missile hits Japan’s exclusive economic zone


An undated picture provided by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), the state news agency of North Korea, on 23 June 2016 shows a surface-to-surface medium long-range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-10, also known by the name of Musudan missile, being launched at an undisclosed location, North Korea. According to KCNA, Kim Jong-Un, supreme commander of the Korean People's Army, guided the test-fire of the rocket.

North Korean missile hits Japan’s exclusive economic zone

A Rodong North Korean medium-range ballistic missile launched on Wednesday reached Japan's exclusive economic zone, near its territorial waters.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe talked of an “unforgivable act of violence.” Japan's Ministry of Defense said the missile hit the sea 200 nautical middles from Tokyo, within Japan's exclusive economic zone.

The US Strategic Command said two Rodong missiles were fired, one of whom exploded immediately after the launch. The Pentagon condemned the launch a...

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