• Kim Jong-Un fired a ballistic missile 500 miles into the Sea of Japan on Sunday
  • Launch took place in Kusong region located northwest of the capital, Pyongyang
  • US official said it landed in water 60 miles south of Russia's Vladivostok region
  • President Donald Trump said he 'cannot imagine that Russia is pleased'
  • Japan's defense minister said it could have been a new type of ballistic missile
  • Expert estimated it had a range of 3,700 miles - capable of reaching Hawaii
  • The launch is the first in two weeks since the last attempt ended in a failure

 

Kim Jong-Un has fired a ballistic missile 500 miles into the Sea of Japan in the latest show of force amid tensions with the US.

The launch took place in the Kusong region located northwest of the capital, Pyongyang, where the North previously test-launched an intermediate-range missile it is believed to be developing.  

A US official told CNN the missile landed in water 60 miles south of Russia's Vladivostok region, home of the Russian Pacific Fleet. 




The launch took place in the Kusong region located northwest of the capital, Pyongyang. A US official said the missile landed in water 60 miles south of Russia's Vladivostok region