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Attempted North Korea ballistic missile test 'fails'

Defence officials in South Korea say North Korea's attempt to launch a missile early on Tuesday morning appears to have failed.

A spokesman said the abortive test had taken place near the eastern port of Wonsan but gave no further details.

Bill Hayton reports.

  • 31 May 2016
  • From the section Asia
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