North Korea has just fired an unidentified ballistic missile on Tuesday, according to a South Korean news agency. (VIDEO BELOW)
Yonhap News Agency, which reported the missile launch, cited the South Korean military.
The missile was reportedly fired from South Pyongan Province early Wednesday in local time.
South Korea and the United States are analyzing the details of the launch, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff told Yonhap.
According to Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the President has been briefed and we are waiting to hear from him.
.@POTUS was briefed, while missile was still in the air, on the situation in North Korea.
— Sarah Sanders (@PressSec) November 28, 2017
- First provocation since being re-designated a state sponsor of terrorism on 11/20
— Fox News (@FoxNews) November 28, 2017
From Fox News:
“The missile flew eastward and the South Korean military is analyzing details with the U.S.,” Yonhap News Agency reported.
There have been signs that indicated the Kim Jong Un’s regime was planning a missile launch in recent days. Japan’s Kyodo News reported on Monday that Japanese government detected radio signals that indicated a possible missile test in the near future.
North Korea last fired a missile on Sept. 15 that flew over Japan’s Hokkaido Island before splashing into the Pacific ocean.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.