North Korea Fires Missile Off Its East Coast

SEOUL—North Korea fired a suspected ballistic missile into waters off its east coastline on Wednesday, South Korean and Japanese authorities claimed, the to start with these kinds of test in the new yr.

The missile was launched all around 8:10 a.m. neighborhood time, prior to splashing into the waters involving Korea and Japan, South Korea’s military services stated. It flew about 310 miles and landed outdoors of Japan’s exclusive economic zone, officers in Tokyo explained. The flight route suggests North Korea released a short-variety ballistic missile.