January 18, 2022

North Korea fires ‘likely ballistic missile’ toward east coast: South Korea

Test comes days after political event in Pyongyang where Kim Jong Un vowed to continue bolstering weapons capabilities

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates. (Last updated on Jan. 5 at 3:15 p.m. KST with statement from U.S. Indo-Pacific Command.)

North Korea fired a single “likely ballistic missile” toward its east coast on Wednesday morning, the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) announced in a press statement the same morning.