N.Korea launches several missiles, including possible ICBM

NHK -- Nov 03
North Korea launched several ballistic missiles on Thursday morning. Officials from Japan's Defense Ministry say one may have been an intercontinental ballistic missile. They are trying to determine the latest details.

Defense ministry officials say at least three missiles flew toward the Sea of Japan from around 7:40 a.m. They estimate that one traveled about 750 kilometers, at an altitude of around 2,000 kilometers. It then fell into the Sea of Japan, outside the country's exclusive economic zone. They say it could have been an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile, or ICBM.

One hour later, two more missiles flew about 350 kilometers, at an altitude of around 50 kilometers.

The officials say these missiles also appear to have fallen into the Sea of Japan, near the east coast of the Korean Peninsula. ...continue reading

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