North Korean ballistic missile fired from sub hits Japanese waters

North Korea early Wednesday fired a KN-11 ballistic missile from a submarine. It flew 500km, before landing in Japan’s territorial waters. Prime Ministr Shinzo Abe said this was “a reckless, unforgivable act extremely dangerous to Japan.” Pyongyang said it was in retaliation for the annual US-South Korean military exercise, dubbed Ulchi Freedom 2016 in which 80,000 troops took part.

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