Via Breitbart: N. Korea Launches Missile Into Sea of Japan
N. Korea Launches Missile Into Sea of JapanFox News Alert: Report: North Korea Fires Small Missile
Jul 04 4:12 PM US/Eastern
North Korea test launched a missile early Wednesday morning that landed in the Sea of Japan, Japanese media reported.
North Korea launched the missile at 0332 Japan Time and it crashed into the Sea of Japan several minutes later, public broadcaster NHK reported.
NHK said Japanese government officials were trying to determine whether the missile was a long-range ballistic missile that had been readied for launch recently, or whether it was a different missile.
North Korea had been believed to be preparing a test launch of its Taepodong 2 missile, which is believed able to reach parts of the United States.
Officials were not immediately available to confirm the report.
*UPDATE* NOW COMING ACROSS THE WIRE....A SECOND MISSILE has been fired!!!!! THEY are PUSHING OUR BUTTONS NOW!!!!!!
About 10 minutes ago President Bush was informed, reported by Bret Baier from Fox News.
Norad Confirms two North Korean Missile...
TOKYO - North Korea test-launched two missiles Wednesday that landed in the Sea of Japan, Japanese media reported. A*UPDATE* North Korea has fired a THIRD MISSILE...Wow, they are really wanting the U.S. to react. I say make him ILL!!!
Pentagon' official said they were Scud missiles and not the the longer-range variety that has been the focus of international concern.
The reclusive communist state launched the first missile at 3:32 a.m., or 2:32 p.m. Tuesday EDT, and it crashed into the Sea of Japan several minutes later, public broadcaster NHK reported. Japan's Kyodo news agency carried a similar report and quoted a government official as saying a second missile had also been fired.
Fox News, Bret Baier at the White House is reporting that N.Korea may have tried to fired the long range missile but it failed 35 or 40 sec. after launch; so far mid-range missiles fired.
*UPDATE* NOW a FOURTH MISSILE FIRED?(strike that-NOW UN-STRIKE-Breaking News)...This is serious and a huge threat. Kim Jong Il is totally unpredictable and who knows what will happen next. This guy is a manic and wants world attention...just how far will he take it? What a day to select to divert attention from our country's celebrations.
Bret Baier, Fox News at W.H. reporting U.N. AMB Bolton "Urgently Consulting" SEC CNCL MBRS. U.N. Security will meeting during the night.U.S. AMB to Japan: Lauches are "Provocative Act"
*UPDATE* Fox reporters said the Pentagon stated 3 missiles fired by North Korea, 2 short-range, 1 long range that failed...
Pentagon: "There was never a threat to the U.S."
Fox News has new Video....and more news here. Breitbart reports with a new info.
Reuters: North Korea fired Taepodong missile which failed
*UPDATE* BREAKING: N. Korea fired off up to 6 missiles...
*UPDATE* Tony Snow is now saying it was 5 instead of 6 missiles.
More missiles fired may later be CONFIRMED!!
Tags: North Korea, N.Korea Fired Missiles, Short Range Missiles, Taepodong 2 Missile Failed, Sea of Japan, Kim+Jong+Il, US+AMB+Bolton, Sec Condi Rice
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