North Korean leader Kim Jong Un observed a live-fire drill Saturday in the east coast town of Wonsan. (COURTESY OF KCNA)
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un observed a live-fire drill Saturday in the east coast town of Wonsan. (COURTESY OF KCNA)

North Korean launch showed potential to reach Camp Humphreys, experts say

by Kim Gamel
Stars and Stripes

SEOUL, South Korea — Did North Korea test a short-range ballistic missile over the weekend?

Experts say it’s clear the answer is yes, despite South Korea’s refusal to confirm any more than the firing of “several short-range projectiles” including a “new type of tactical guided weapon.”

The defense ministry in Seoul has expressed concern about Saturday’s launch and urged Pyongyang to halt acts that escalate military tensions on the divided peninsula.

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