About the Authors
Dagyum Ji was a senior NK News correspondent based in Seoul. She previously worked for Reuters TV.
North Korea successfully test-launched an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on Tuesday morning, anchor Ri Chun Hee announced on North Korean state-run broadcaster Korean Central Television (KCTV) on Tuesday afternoon.
The rocket, which North Korea has named "Hwasong-14", flew 933 km at a maximum altitude of 2802 km for 39 minutes, the announcer said, and was launched at a lofted trajectory at 09:00 local time from the DPRK's northwest.
Get the Daily Update