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Thu Jan 4, 2018, 10:47 AM

Did N. Korea hit one of their own cities while testing missiles?

In its relentless pursuit of nuclear strength, North Korea's first land target may have actually been itself. The Diplomat reported Wednesday that an intermediate range ballistic missile launched by the regime last spring accidentally hit the city of Tokchon, which has a population of more than 200,000.

The missile was launched from an airfield just over 40 miles north of North Korea's capital city of Pyongyang.

An unnamed U.S. official explained to The Diplomat that due to an engine malfunction, the projectile made it only a minute into its test flight and traveled about 25 miles northeast before hitting the ground. (Read more)

https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/world/north-korea-accidentally-hit-one-of-its-own-cities-with-a-missile-report-says/ar-BBHQOB5

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FM123 Jan 2018 OP
PJMcK Jan 2018 #1
Lurks Often Jan 2018 #2
bluedigger Jan 2018 #3
Orrex Jan 2018 #5
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Response to FM123 (Original post)

Thu Jan 4, 2018, 10:53 AM

1. Better theirs than ours (n/t)

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Response to FM123 (Original post)

Thu Jan 4, 2018, 11:14 AM

2. Oops! I wonder who got executed for that mistake

 

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Response to FM123 (Original post)

Thu Jan 4, 2018, 11:32 AM

3. I guess Trump will have to take out Chicago just to show 'em.

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Response to bluedigger (Reply #3)

Thu Jan 4, 2018, 01:38 PM

5. Excellent.

Thread win.

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Response to FM123 (Original post)

Thu Jan 4, 2018, 01:20 PM

4. An unnamed US official said it.

I'm surprised that the periodical bothered to check satellite imagery. Then again, it's not MSM, not really.

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