A North Korean missile crashed into one of its cities past year

A North Korean missile crashed into one of its cities past year

A North Korean missile crashed into one of its cities past year

A North Korean missile had accidentally hit one of its own city during a launch test conducted on April 28, last year, as per reports.

Because of the secretive nature of functioning in North Korea, many say it is not possible to completely authenticate the report but that there is evidence to show that the IRBM caused destruction in a civilian area. The Diplomat magazine quoted a source in the U.S. intelligence wing as saying that the missile exploded on impact and caused extensive damage to industrial and.or agricultural buildings where it crashed. It was meant to soar east and splash into the Sea of Japan, where most missiles tested in Pyongyang's ongoing nuclear and military build-up end up. A building in Chongsin-dong, Tokchon, which appeared to be a greenhouse, was severely damaged with a crater-like impact zone on the ground, believed to have been caused by the highly volatile liquid propellant of the missile, the magazine said, citing an anonymous USA official. The explosion destroyed some 1,850 buildings; death toll estimates range between 160 and 3,000. Apart from Hwasong-12, North Korea also developed intercontinental ballistic missile Hwasong-14 and the Hwasong-15 previous year.

North Korea Might Have Accidentally Hit Its Own Cities With A Missile
A North Korean missile crashed into one of its cities past year

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un discussing weapons in Pyongyang. Reports suggest that the Hwasong-12 missile that was launched but malfunctioned, is the third failed test in a single month (April 2017).

This all began when the North Korean leader claimed that he had a nuclear button on his desk at all times, to which Trump retorted back with a "I have a bigger and powerful one". In his New Year's Day message, Kim Jong Un said that the nuclear button is always in his reach.

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