North Korea rocket failure gets brief mention on local TV
There has been international condemnation after North Korea launched a long range rocket this morning amid claims it was a cover for testing missile technology.
But what was supposed to be a moment of national pride, turned into embarrassment when the rocket exploded shortly after blast off and fell into the sea.
It came as two giant statues of former leaders Kim Jong-il and Kim Il-sung, were unveiled in the capital Pyongyang
The BBC's Damian Grammaticas sent this report from the capital Pyongyang.
Watch more of Damian Grammaticas' reports form North Korea below.
Inside N Korea's mission control
Damian Grammaticas looks inside mission control HQ
Tour of N Korea's rocket launch site
Damian Grammaticas looks around North Korea's rocket launch site
N Korea's bid to control its image
Damian Grammaticas visits a fruit farm in North Korea
Citizens celebrate founding father
Damian Grammaticas watches 100th anniversary celebrations for Kim Il Sung
13 Apr 2012