|A Pukguksong-2 missile test launch|
PYONGYANG, May 22 (Xinhua) -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Monday confirmed it test-fired another medium-range ballistic missile on Sunday.
The Korean Central News Agency said DPRK's top leader Kim Jong Un supervised the test-fire of a ground-to-ground medium-to-long range strategic ballistic missile "Pukguksong-2."
"The test-fire of Pukguksong-2 was aimed to finally verify all the technical indexes of the weapon system and thoroughly examine its adaptability under various battle conditions, before its deployment at military units for action," said the report.
This was the second time for DPRK to have test fired missile within one week. Sunday, it test-fired a long medium-range ballistic missile "Hwasong 12."
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