No immediate threat assessed from reported North Korea missile launch

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North Korea missile launch (file photo)

The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD), in conjunction with the Mariana Regional Fusion Center (MRFC), federal and military partners, continue to monitor events surrounding the region including reports of the recent launch of an unidentified projectile off the east coast of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) today.

“Based on available data, there was no indication the recent launch posed an immediate threat to Guam or the Marianas,” stated Homeland Security Advisor, Major General (GU) Esther Aguigui. “Our office, along with our local, military, and federal partners, will continue to monitor the events surrounding our region.”

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