North Korea fires ballistic missile
North Korea has launched a ballistic missile according to Japan and South Korea. Reports state that the missile has landed in the Sea of Japan.
North Korea's missile flew 250 kilometres before landing into the Sea of Japan, reports also stated. The maximum altitude of the missile is however unknown. Further South Korea also said that it appears as though North Korea has fired number of short range missiles also.
South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said the "unidentified projectile" was fired from a site in North Korea's eastern province of Gangwon. South Korea's Yonhap news agency and Japan's Kyodo news service said it may have been a ballistic missile.