South Korean officials said North Korea launched a missile on Tuesday afternoon, according to local media reports.
According to Yonhap News Agency, Pyongyang “fired an unidentified ballistic missile from South Pyongan Province early Wednesday,” local time. It quoted South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff for the information.
According to NBC, quoting officials, the missile landed in the waters off Japan’s coast
“North Korea launched an unidentified ballistic missile eastward from the vicinity of Pyongsong, South Pyongan Province, at dawn today,” the Joint Chiefs of Staff confirmed.
It’s unclear where the missile went. The report stated that it went eastward.
The South Korean and U.S. militaries are analyzing details, Yonhap reported.
It’s the first time North Korea has launched a missile since mid-September.