North Korea says rocket launch a success: KCNA

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North Korea confirmed Wednesday it had launched a long-range rocket, saying it had succeeded in its mission of placing a satellite in orbit, the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said.

"The launch of the second version of our Kwangmyongsong-3 satellite from the Sohae Space Centre... on December 12 was successful," KCNA said.

"The satellite has entered the orbit as planned," it added.


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