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North Korea identifies Hawaii and Alaska as possible targets for missile launch

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North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un watches the test-fire of intercontinental ballistic missile Hwasong-14 at an undisclosed location on July 4. The official government newspaper of North Korea boasted on Sunday that Hawaii and Alaska could be possible targets for the nuclear ballistic missile. The U.S. strongly condemned North Korea's launch. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

The official government newspaper of North Korea boasted on Sunday that Hawaii and Alaska could be possible targets for the nuclear ballistic missile the North Korean government allegedly possesses.

According to NK News, Rodong Sinmun, the newspaper run by the Workers' Party of Korea stated that intercontinental ballistic missile  has a range capability up to 6,400 kilometers, which means the missile could travel far enough to hit Hawaii or Alaska.

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