december 11, 2012 • 09:32 PM
• last update 12:42 PM
North Korea says rocket launch successful, satellite in orbit
North Korea said it successfully launched a rocket carrying a satellite on Wednesday, putting it in orbit as planned.
The North's official KCNA news agency said the rocket was fired from its west coast satellite launch site.
(Reporting by Jack Kim; Editing by Choonsik Yoo)
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