Seoul said the failure of the attempt of the DPRK to launch a rocket
North Korea has tried to implement a new missile launch, which, apparently, was unsuccessful, according to South Korea. An attempt was made once before in Pyongyang first showed a new ballistic missile.
North Korea on Sunday, April 16, attempted to carry out a missile launch. However, the attempt supposedly failed.
About it reports Reuters, citing South Korean military.
The South Korean Agency Yonhap, citing the Ministry of defence of the country reports that Pyongyang tried to launch a rocket of unknown type from the area of the port city of Shinpo on the East coast of the country.
Attempt a rocket launch was taken the next day after the DPRK held a military parade dedicated to the 105th anniversary of the birth of North Korea founder Kim Il sung.
The parade was first shown ballistic missile submarines (SLBM) Pukkuksong-2. Photo of a new ballistic missile, shown on parade, published in his Twitter newspaper the Independent.
North Korea displays its submarine-launched ballistic missile #NorthKorea #Pyongyang https://t.co/wnukR6IHKb pic.twitter.com/r59HenbdKq
— The Independent (@UGIndependent) April 15, 2017.
Also, according to Reuters, the parade was shown and Intercontinental ballistic missiles.
Reports of another missile launch by Pyongyang come amid growing tensions between the DPRK and the United States, which was sent to the Korean Peninsula strike group the U.S. Navy, led by the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson.