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N Korea fires ballistic missile over Japan, Seoul retaliates

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North orea fired a ballistic missile over the northern Japanese island of Hokaido on Friday, CNN reported.

 

According to analysts, the move is a major show of Pyongyang's defiance of the international community.

 

The move comes after tough new United Nations sanctions against the nuclear state.

 

In response to the move, South Korea launched a Hymunmu-2 missile off its volatile neighbor's coast.

 

Seoul's Defense Minister Lee Myung Jae said his country's response came after Pyongyang's provocative missile agaisnt Japan.

 

Further details will be released soon.

 

 

In a major show of defiance to the international community, North Korea fired a ballistic missile over the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido Friday.
The launch is the second to fly over Japan in less than a month, and the first since North Korea's sixth nuclear test and new United Nations sanctions on the country.
Last Modified: Friday، 15 September 2017 09:48 AM
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