191003 Korea
A woman watches a television news screen showing file footage of a North Korean missile launch, at a railway station in Seoul on October 2, 2019. Image Credit: AFP

Seoul: North Korea said Thursday it had successfully test-fired a “new-type” of submarine-launched ballistic missile, state media reported, after Washington voiced alarm at the move, just days before the planned resumption of stalled nuclear talks.

“The new-type ballistic missile was fired in vertical mode” on Wednesday in the waters off Wonsan Bay, the Korean Central News Agency reported.

It identified the SLBM as a Pukguksong-3.

Read more