North Korea fired an unidentified missile over Japan early Friday, the rogue nation’s first missile launch since its massive nuclear test more than a week ago, a U.S. official confirmed to Fox News. The missile was launched eastward early Friday from Sunan, which is the site of Pyongyang’s international airport,

flying over northern Japan before it landed in the Pacific Ocean, according to U.S. Pacific Command. An initial U.S. assessment of the launch indicated it was an intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM). In response to the test, South Korea launched a ballistic missile of its own to show it can reach North Korea’s launch site. READ MORE