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Rocket launched by North Korea covered a distance of about 4,6 thousand kilometers, flying over Japan

North Korea launched an intercontinental ballistic missile that flew 4,6 kilometers.

This morning, the DPRK launched one of the most long-range intercontinental ballistic missiles, the Hwaseong-12, among the country's weapons. The rocket climbed along a ballistic trajectory to a height of 1 thousand kilometers and covered a distance of about 4,6 thousand kilometers. The launch of the rocket turned out to be extremely unexpected, in connection with which in Japan, an air raid alert was announced throughout the country.

As a result of the launch, the rocket flew over the territory of Japan, thereby creating an extreme danger for several million people in the country.

“North Korea launched one ballistic missile that flew over the territory of our country in the Aomori Prefecture area and fell in the Pacific Ocean outside the country's exclusive economic zone. It is assumed that she flew a distance of about 4,6 thousand kilometers, reaching a maximum flight altitude of 1 thousand kilometers., - said the Secretary General of the Government of Japan Hirokazu Matsuno as part of the emergency convocation of the National Security Council.

The fact that preparations for the launch of the missile were not recorded indicates that Pyongyang is able to hide the movement of weapons within the country, and, quite remarkably, the DPRK has not yet commented on the launch.


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