Breaking News: North Korea Launches Rocket, But Spy Satellite Launch Fails
North Korea has launched a rocket that South Korea believes is tied to a military satellite. The rocket was launched from its southeast coast, but it is not clear if the launch was successful. Meanwhile, North Korea said that its spy satellite launch had crashed into the sea.
The launches came just hours after North Korea announced the launch of a military spy satellite. Japan and South Korea condemned the launches.
Live updates showed that tension was high in the region, with both Japan and South Korea warning that North Korea is a threat to regional security. The launch comes as the two countries try to deal with increasing tensions with North Korea over its nuclear program.
The rocket launch has already been condemned by Western countries, who say that it violates international agreements. The launch is a clear violation of United Nations Security Council resolutions.
Experts say that the launches are a clear message from North Korea that it is not backing down in the face of sanctions. North Korea has been hit hard by international sanctions, but its leaders have vowed to continue its nuclear program.
The launches come just weeks after North Korea tested several short-range missiles and a large new submarine. The submarine is believed to be capable of firing nuclear-tipped ballistic missiles.