Hirunews Logo
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
North+Korea+test-fires+submarine-launched+ballistic+missile
Wednesday, 24 August 2016 - 9:01
North Korea test-fires submarine-launched ballistic missile
39

Shares
4,693

Views

South Korea's military said that North Korea has fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile off its east coast this morning.

This is the latest in a string of missile launches by the isolated country in defiance of UN Security Council resolutions.

The missile was fired from near the coastal city of Sinpo, and travelled about 500 kilometres.

The launch comes, 2 days after rival South Korea and the US began annual military exercises in the South that North Korea condemns as a preparation for invasion, and has threatened retaliation.

 

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
HiruNews
Thursday, 16 August 2018 - 16:24
Mangroves play a critical role in maintaining the ecological balance in Sri Lanka's coastal areas.However, some money-hungry people do not understand this.Our... Read More
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
2,714 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
6,651 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
8,049 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
20,740 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
649 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
52,094 Views
Top