North Korea today fired what was believed to be a Musudan intermediate-range ballistic missile, but appeared to have failed, a media report said.
"The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) launched a projectile, estimated to have been a Musudan missile, from the Wonsan area. But the launch appeared to have failed," said South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff, according to a Xinhua report, citing Yonhap news agency.
Late on Monday, South Korea's military confirmed that it was tracking signs of possible ballistic missile launch by North Korea.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits the Paektusan Hero Youth Power Station No. 3