This photo shows a US Missile Defence Agency test in June last year. A similar test on Wednesday failed – leading to concern over whether the US can defend itself against North Korea. Photo: Reuters

US missile defence system fails to shoot down test rocket from Hawaii

The failure comes amid heightened concerns over the possibility of North Korea targeting the US with nuclear missiles

Topic |   North Korea nuclear crisis

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This photo shows a US Missile Defence Agency test in June last year. A similar test on Wednesday failed – leading to concern over whether the US can defend itself against North Korea. Photo: Reuters
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