North Korea tests rocket engine - U.S. official | Reuters

 North Korea tests rocket engine - U.S. official
| Reuters

WASHINGTON North Korea has carried out another test of a rocket engine that the United States believes could be part of its programme to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile, a U.S. official told Reuters on Thursday.

The United States believed the test, the latest in a series of engine and missile tests this year, could be for the smallest stage of ICBM rocket engine, the official said.

(Reporting by Phil Stewart, editing by G Crosse)

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Updated Date: Jun 23, 2017 03:30:07 IST