North Korea launches rocket

April 5th, 2009 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS  

Seoul, April 5 (Xinhua) North Korea launched a Kwangmyongsong-2 rocket Sunday morning, South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reported.
The launch came a day after the Communist country said it had completed preparations for the launch of a communications satellite.

Meanwhile, South Korea also confirmed that North Korea fired the satellite from its base along its east coast, Yonhap said.

–Xinhau

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