July 09, 2020

Ahead of debate, N.Korean mid-range missile launch fails
Launch failure ahead of U.S. Presidential debate

North Korea attempted to conduct a mid-range Musudan missile launch ahead of Wednesday's U.S. Presidential debate, U.S. Strategic Command announced Thursday morning Seoul-time.

"U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) systems detected what we assess was a failed North Korean missile launch at 5:00 p.m. CDT, October 19, 2016, near the northwestern city of Kusŏng," the bulletin said.