North Korea fired a ballistic missile into the sea early on Sunday, the first such test since U.S. President Donald Trump was elected. Helena Williams reports.
North Korea test launched a ballistic missile early Sunday, Firing it into the sea off its east coast. This file footage showing just what that looks like. The South Korean military condemned the action, saying it was ready to defend against any provocations from Pyongyang. It's the first time the isolated state has tested a device like this since US President Donald Trumps' election. In Florida, a swift reaction from Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who called it 'absolutely unacceptable'. The launch took place just as Abe was wrapping up a three-day visit to the US. North Korea carried out two nuclear tests and numerous missile-related tests in 2016, And was seen by experts to be making progress in its weapons capabilities.