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RECORDING: North Korea launched a military spy satellite — and what happened next no one expected

RECORDING: North Korea launched a military spy satellite — and what happened next no one expected

According to a statement from South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff, shortly before 11:00 p.m., the suspected missile carrying a satellite was discovered, which was launched from the Tongchang-ri region in the northwestern part of the country to the south. , over the Yellow Sea.

But two minutes later, the projectile was seen falling into pieces and in the form of debris on the surface of the country's waters.

The Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a text message to reporters, noting that a detailed analysis is underway between South Korean and US intelligence authorities on whether the missile was launched correctly.

Footage circulating on social media shows the launch vehicle flying upward and then suddenly turning into a huge column of fire.

Pyongyang had previously notified Japan that it would launch a satellite sometime before June 4, and as a precautionary measure, it identified three areas where missile debris could fall. The launch took place on the first day of an eight-day launch window.

The launch took place on Monday in Seoul John Szogjoll president, Kissida Fumio Japanese Prime Minister W Li Xiang The Chinese Premier held a tripartite summit and reaffirmed their commitment to promoting peace on the Korean Peninsula. During the summit, both Jun and Kissida urged North Korea to withdraw the launch plan.

Any launch using ballistic missile technology would violate numerous UN Security Council resolutions and undermine regional and global peace and stability.

South Korean President Jun said before the meeting.

Pyongyang confirmed shortly after that it wanted to launch a reconnaissance satellite, but the attempt ended in failure when the first stage of the missile exploded in the air.

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Last November, North Korea successfully launched its first military spy satellite. Kim Jong Un The North Korean leader pledged to put three such objects into orbit in 2024.

Cover photo: Coverage of a North Korean missile test on a television screen at a bus station in Seoul on May 27, 2024. MTI/AP Pool/Ahn Jung-joon

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