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North Korea unveils seemingly new, larger ICBM at military parade

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North Korea shows what appears to be its newest and largest ICBM in a military parade early Saturday in Pyongyang to mark the 75th anniversary of the nation's ruling party.   © Kyodo

SEOUL -- North Korea displayed what appears to be a new intercontinental ballistic missile that is larger than its predecessors at a military parade early Saturday to mark the 75th anniversary of the founding of the nation's ruling party.

The weapon was shown at the end of an event that South Korean media says began around midnight and went on until about 2 a.m. The missile was carried on a mobile erector launcher with 22 wheels, larger than the vehicle that transported the Hwasong-15 missile that was featured in a February 2018 parade.

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