9/28/2021, 11:36 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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N. Korea admits to testing new hypersonic missile

North Korea tested a newly developed hypersonic missile early on Tuesday, according to state media.

The county's Academy of Defence Science conducted the test of the Hwasong-8 missile from Ryongrim County of the nation's Jagang Province, the Korea Central News Agency (KCNA) said.

The South Korean military first revealed that the projectile was fired into the Sea of Japan, without providing details such as the flight range or type of missile that was launched. The Joint Chiefs of Staff said that Pyongyang is presumed to have fired one short-range missile from its inland in an easterly direction.

Baha Breaking News (BBN) / NL