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N.Korea attempts but fails to launch missile - S.Korea

SEOUL, April 16 (Reuters) - North Korea attempted to launch a missile on Sunday near Sinpo, on its east coast, but it is believed to have failed, South Korea's military said.

The attempted missile launch comes a day after the North held a military parade in its capital marking the birth anniversary of the state founder where what appeared to be new ballistic missiles were displayed. (Reporting by Jack Kim and Ju-min Park; Editing by Sandra Maler)