The DPRK made another attempt to conduct missile tests ended in failure. On Sunday, April 16, reports Reuters, citing South Korean military.
According to the news Agency, the launch was performed from the landfill near the town of yuktae-Dong in the province of hamkyung province in the West of the DPRK.
According to TASS, the Pentagon said that it had fixed the rocket, which exploded almost immediately after launch.
Earlier, the Russian Ambassador to North Korea Alexander Matsegora made the probability is high that North Korea will conduct a new missile test, in conjunction with the national holiday — the Day of the Sun, celebrated on celebrated on the 15th of April. “You can almost certainly say that the Koreans are going to demonstrate their achievements in the field of missile technology,” he says.
April 15 military parade in Pyongyang, the Chairman of the Central Committee workers ‘ party of Korea and the state Council and choe Ryong Hae, said North Korea will deal a crushing blow with nuclear weapons in response to any provocation from the US.
On the same day, the DPRK for the first time demonstrated their ballistic missile submarines (SLBM). State television showed SLBM “Pookkalam-2” truck waiting for the parade.