North Korea May Be Preparing Missile Launch, Kyodo Reports

  • Satellite imagery indicates launch preparations, report says
  • South Korea urges North Korea to refrain from any launch

South Korean Army multiple rocket launch system launch rockets duirng a joint live firing drill with the US at the Seungjin Fire Training Field in Pocheon, 65 kms northeast of Seoul, on August 28, 2015. South Korean and US troops staged their biggest-ever joint live-fire drill on August 28, including a simulated mechanised assault deep into North Korean territory, just days after the two Koreas ended a tense military standoff. AFP PHOTO / JUNG YEON-JE (Photo credit should read JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)

Photographer: Jung Yeon-je/AFP via Getty Images

North Korea may be getting ready to launch a long-range ballistic missile following its fourth nuclear test early this month, Japan’s Kyodo News reported.

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