No immediate threat assessed from reported North Korea missile launch

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.

“No immediate threat was assessed for Guam or the Marianas from the reported launch,” said Homeland Security Advisor, Major General (GU) Esther Aguigui. “Events such as these will continue to be monitored by our office, while working with local, military, and federal partners.”