May 17, 2022

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North Korea launches ‘ICBM class’ ballistic missile: S. Korean military

South Korean President calls emergency meeting over the test, 13th launch by DPRK of 2017

North Korea launched an "ICBM class" ballistic missile which flew over 1000km towards Japan late on Friday, according to South Korea media reports citing the country's military.

The comments were later echoed by Pentagon spokesman Jeff Davis, who added the missile flew on a lofted trajectory and was an intercontinental ballistic missile.