October 04, 2023

North Korea fires missile from Pyongyang area days ahead of Yoon’s inauguration

Photo seen by NK News shows white plume of smoke above capital, as South Korea and Japan confirm projectile launch

(Updated at 3:50 p.m. on May 4, 2022 with NSC statement condemning the launch)

North Korea launched a missile from the Pyongyang area on Wednesday afternoon, NK News understands, just days before South Korean president-elect Yoon Suk-yeol’s inauguration.