Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Another North Korean Missile Test Failure

FOX News: North Korea missile launch attempt failed, Pentagon confirms

In the latest embarrassment for the communist nation of North Korea, a ballistic missile thought to have a range of 2,500 miles failed to launch early Monday morning, Pentagon officials confirmed to Fox News.

This medium-range Musudan blew up shortly after takeoff, according to officials briefed on the latest intelligence. The missile had the potential to hit U.S. military bases as far away as Guam.

"They are 0-4" one official said describing North Korea's most recent missile launch attempts. The failures could help calm recent fears that the North was pushing quickly toward its goal of a nuclear-tipped missile capable of reaching the United States.

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WNU Editor: Apparently the rocket exploded on the launch pad resulting in casualties .... North Korean ballistic missile 'EXPLODES on its launch pad and severely injures staff' during botched test firing – the fourth failed attempt this year (Daily Mail)

More News On Another North Korean Missile Test Failure

North Korea missile test launch off east coast 'fails' -- BBC
North Korea fails again on missile launch, South Korean officials say -- Reuters
South Korea says North Korea missile launch likely failed -- AP
North Korea missile launch failed, says South Korean military -- AFP
North Korea Missile Launch Tuesday Likely Failed -- VOA
North Korea's Test Launch of Musudan Missile Ends in Failure: South -- NBC
North Korea missile launch fails: South -- Al Jazeera
North Korea’s Failed Missile Launch -- The Atlantic

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