ICBM Test Successful says North Korea


North Korea said it had carried out the successful test launch of inter-continental ballistic rocket (ICBM) overseen by leader Kim Jong-UN, state media detailed Saturday.

Friday’s launch was of an updated version of the Hwasong-14 ICBM and flew 998 kilometers (624 miles) for around 47 minutes at a maximum altitude of 3,724.9 kilometers, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said.