1. North Korean short-range missile flew six minutes in latest test -U.S. Pacific Command

North Korean short-range missile flew six minutes in latest test -U.S. Pacific Command

U.S. authorities tracked the six-minute flight of what was believed to be a North Korean short-range ballistic missile until it crashed into the Sea of Japan, the U.S. Pacific Command said on Sunday.

By: | Published: May 29, 2017 5:20 AM
USA, Sea of Japan, North Korea, flight, pacific command U.S. authorities tracked the six-minute flight of what was believed to be a North Korean short-range ballistic missile until it crashed into the Sea of Japan, the U.S. Pacific Command said on Sunday.(Image: Reuters)

U.S. authorities tracked the six-minute flight of what was believed to be a North Korean short-range ballistic missile until it crashed into the Sea of Japan, the U.S. Pacific Command said on Sunday. “We continue to monitor North Korea’s actions closely,” the Pacific Command said, adding that it was working on a more detailed assessment of the launch from near the country’s Wonsan Airfield. “U.S. Pacific Command stands behind our ironclad commitment to the security of our allies in the Republic of Korea and Japan,” it in a statement. “The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) assessed that the missile launch from North Korea did not pose a threat to North America.”

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