North Korea Launches Suspected ICBM

United States and South Korea agree to extend Vigilant Storm exercises
A man walks past a television screen showing a news broadcast with file footage of a North Korean missile test, at a railway station in Seoul on September 29, 2022. - North Korea fired two ballistic missiles on September 29, just hours after US Vice President Kamala Harris left South Korea, where she had toured the heavily-fortified Demilitarized Zone which divides the peninsula. (Photo by Jung Yeon-je / AFP) (Photo by JUNG YEON-JE/AFP via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Multiple missiles were fired into the sea by North Korea on Thursday, including a possible failed intercontinental ballistic missile.
  • On Wednesday, North Korea fired a daily record of 23 missiles, including one that landed off the coast of South Korea for the first time.
  • South Korea and the United States agreed to extend the Vigilant Storm exercises after Thursday’s launch, which Pyongyang said was a “terrible mistake that cannot be reversed.

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