Test launch in North Korea of a ballistic missile “Hwaseong” in April of this year fails – its wreckage fell on the town Tacchon with a population of 237 thousand people and caused serious damage. It has become known only now.
The falling debris of missiles in the North Korean city announced the publication of the Diplomat, citing a source in the government of the United States. The publication also published a satellite map with the location of impact.
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The report said that the incident occurred after the launch “And 12” 29 APR 2017. The rocket stayed in the air for about a minute, breaking the 70 miles, and then collapsed to the ground, causing very serious damage in Tokchon, in particular, has been damaged by industrial and agricultural buildings.
Experts believe that in the land after the fall of the rocket could explode considerable power because the rocket did not have time to spend most of my fuel. But since it fell on the industrial area after hours was able to avoid a large number of victims.
We will remind that on the eve of North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN and U.S. President Donald trump have exchanged barbs, arguing whose nuclear button “more big and powerful.”
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