People walk past a television showing a file image of a North Korean missile launch at Seoul Railway Station in South Korea on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
People walk past a television showing a file image of a North Korean missile launch at Seoul Railway Station in South Korea on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
North Korea

North Korea fires ‘more advanced’ missile towards Japan, hot on heels of ‘hypersonic’ projectile test

  • South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said Tuesday’s missile travelled up to 10 times the speed of sound and was ‘more advanced’ than the one test fired last week
  • The launches underscored Kim Jong-un’s vow to bolster North Korea’s military amid an unstable international situation and stalled denuclearisation talks

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People walk past a television showing a file image of a North Korean missile launch at Seoul Railway Station in South Korea on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
People walk past a television showing a file image of a North Korean missile launch at Seoul Railway Station in South Korea on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
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