North Korea confirms missile test from train amid fresh sanctions

North Korea confirms missile test from train amid fresh sanctions

North Korea confirms missile test from train amid fresh sanctions Pyongyang says drill aimed at ‘checking and judging’ proficiency of the weapons that hit a ‘set target’ in the East Sea. North Korea confirmed on Saturday that it test-launched ballistic missiles from a train in what was seen as an apparent retaliation against fresh sanctions imposed by the United States. North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said the drill was aimed at “checking and judging the proficiency in the action procedures” of the missile, adding that the two guided missiles hit a set target in the East Sea. South Korea’s Yonhap news agency quoted its military as saying that the latest projectiles flew around 430km (267 miles) at an altitude of 36km (22 miles) and a top speed …
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