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Pentagon detects North Korean ballistic missile launch

FILE PHOTO: An aerial view of the Pentagon building in Washington, June 15, 2005. REUTERS/Jason Reed/File Photo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Friday it had detected a North Korean ballistic missile launch and was carrying out assessments to gather further information.

Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis said the launch occurred at about 10:45 a.m. ET (1445 GMT).

Reporting by Idrees Ali; Editing by Bernadette Baum

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