North Korea reveal train-based ballistic missile system

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Published on 16 Sep 2021, 13:43
North Korea has reported that they successfully launched ballistic missiles from a train for the first time on Wednesday.

It comes as North and South Korea test-fired missiles hours apart in duelling displays of military might.

The move highlights a return of tensions between the rivals amid a prolonged stalemate in U.S.-led talks aimed at stripping North Korea of its nuclear weapons programme.

Pyongyang’s official Korean Central News Agency said the missiles were launched during a drill that saw the rockets transported along rail tracks in the country’s mountainous central region.

State television already reports that the rockets accurately struck a sea target 500 miles away.

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