The North Korea has fired an unidentified missile from Sunan District in its Pyongyang Capital to the Eastwards; information from South Korea military has revealed. South Korea’s joint Chiefs of staff says they are in collaboration with US military analyzing the details of missile launched.
The missile launch comes a day after North Korea threatened to sunk Japan and reduce the United States to ashes and darkness for supporting a UN Security Council resolution of imposing new sanctions against it for its September 3 nuclear test.
South Korea’s Presidential Blue House has called an urgent meeting of its National Security Council Meanwhile President Trump has been briefed on the launch a White House Spokesman said.
Sources from Japan’s Public broadcast NHK said the missile passed over the Northern Island of Hokkaido and landed in the Pacific Ocean approximately 2000 Km east of Japan. The government confirmed there was no danger to people or naval shipping from the missile’s remains.
“These repeated provocations on the part of North Korea are impermissible and we protest vehemently!” said Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suya of South Korea.
Previously North Korea launched a ballistic missile from Sunan on August 29 which flew over Japan’s Hokkaido island and landed in the Pacific Ocean.
The United States currency (dollar) has fell drastically against the Japan’s Yen and Swiss Franc in the early trading hours of the Asian continent following the launch.
Australia’s Prime minister Malcolm Turnbull has condemned North Korea’s action describing it; another dangerous, reckless criminal act threatening the stability of the region and the world at large. “This is a sign, I believe, of their frustrations at the increased sanctions imposed by the Security Council. It is a sign that the sanctions are working,” Turnbull added.
Earlier on Thursday US general in charge of America’s Nuclear forces made an assumption that North Korea tested a hydrogen bomb on September 3 surpassing its peak in weaponry invention though Pyongyang had claimed it was indeed a successfully test on a hydrogen bomb as opposed to the United States decline on certifying it.