S. Korea says North fails with attempted missile launch

The UN bans North Korea from any use of ballistic missile technology, although it regularly fires short-range missiles into the sea off its east coastNorth Korea on Tuesday appeared to have tried and failed with a fresh ballistic missile launch in violation of existing UN resolutions, South Korea’s defence ministry said. UN resolutions ban North Korea from any use of ballistic missile technology, although it regularly fires short-range missiles into the sea off its east coast. Tuesday’s failed effort came with tensions still running high on the divided Korean peninsula following the North’s fourth nuclear test in January and long-range rocket launch a month later.

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