SOUTH KOREA MINISTRY OF DEFENCE / GETTYSouth Korea test launched the missile during co-ordinated military exercises with the US
South Korea test launched a Hyunmoo Missile II during co-ordinated military exercises with the US.
The missile smashed into the ground before exploding into a mock bunker – obliterating everything inside.
It comes just days after Pyongyang tested an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on Friday.
It is the second long-range missile fired by the North in just over one month.Related articles
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