November 28, 2017 / 7:11 PM / in 18 days

Pentagon confirms 'probable' North Korean missile launch

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Tuesday that it had detected a “probable” missile launch from North Korea.

“We detected a probable missile launch from North Korea. We are in the process of assessing the situation and will provide additional details when available,” Pentagon spokesman Colonel Robert Manning told reporters.

He said the probable launch was detected at 1:30 p.m. EST (1830 GMT).

Reporting by Idrees Ali and Phil StewartEditing by Chizu Nomiyama

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