North Korea fired a short-range missile on Monday just hours after it said it had conducted a nuclear test, South Korea's Yonhap news agency quoted a diplomatic source as saying.
South Korean officials were checking into the Yonhap report that the North fired a surface-to-air missile with a range of about 130 km (80 miles) from its coast Musudan-ri missile range, from which it fired a long-range rocket in April.
Monday, May 25, 2009
North Korea reports nuclear test, missile launch.
According to the outlets and the blogs, North Korea tested a nuclear device, for the second time, and launched a short-range missile. An excerpt from Reuters: