North Korea’s state media reported that the country was conducting a test of its new long-range cruise missile. The launch took place over the weekend and saw the missile successfully hit its target, according to the report.
The tests were conducted over two days, Saturday and Sunday, North Korea’s state news agency KCNA reported. As part of the tests, the missile reportedly hit a target approximately 1,500 away from the launch site after traveling over the country’s land and its territorial waters.
Pyongyang hailed the tests as a success, claiming that the launch confirmed all the technical features of the new weon, including the power of its propulsion system, the controllability of the missile and its accuracy.
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