N.Korean confirms missile launch, says can strike anywhere in US

N.Korean confirms missile launch, says can strike anywhere in US

 North Korean state broadcaster on Wednesday said the latest missile launched by Pyongyang is a new ICBM model, dubbed Hwasong-15, capable of reaching entire territory of the US.

As is the norm, North Korea’s veteran newsreader Ri Chun-Hee of KCTV made the announcement of the successful launch of the intercontinental ballistic missile authorised and witnessed first-hand by Kim Jong-un.

This is the first launch by Pyongyang in two and a half months, Efe news reported.

The missile was fired into the Sea of Japan and flew for more than 900 km and reached a height of 4,000 km, which is the highest a North Korean missile has flown to date.

It indicates a new and dangerous advancement of the regime’s weapons program, said Efe.

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