A photograph seen by Seoul-based web site NK Information seems to verify a South Korean army assertion claiming Pyongyang botched a projectile launch at round 9.30am native time (0.30am GMT).
NK Information claims the picture exhibits a red-tinted ball of smoke on the finish of a rocket launch path within the skies above the North Korean capital.
Residents in Pyongyang reportedly heard the projectile and have been stated to have seen the smoke and vapour kind within the sky.
Ankit Panda, a senior fellow within the Nuclear Coverage Program on the Carnegie Endowment for Worldwide Peace, described the picture as per a “catastrophic failure”.
He went on to assert the “reddish-orange smoke” might be associated with liquid gasoline which is “very poisonous” for people.
Mr Panda added: “I hope it didn’t crash close to or in Pyongyang.”
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