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S Korea says North Korea missile launch likely failed

world Updated: Jun 01, 2016 06:34 IST

SEOUL: A North Korean missile launch likely failed on Tuesday, South Korea’s military said, the fourth in a series of high-profile failures that somewhat temper recent worries that the North is pushing quickly toward its goal of a nuclear-tipped missile that can reach America’s mainland. South Korea’s Yonhap news agency said the missile was a powerful mid-range Musudan, which could potentially reach US military bases in Asia and the Pacific.

First Published: Jun 01, 2016 06:34 IST