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Evidence suggests N. Korea tested military rocket

SEOUL — South Korean technicians scrutinizing the debris of the North Korean rocket launched earlier this month have found evidence suggesting the rocket’s military purposes and the North’s technological ties with Iran in its efforts to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile, South Korean officials said Sunday.

North Korea insists that its Unha-3 rocket, launched Dec. 12 to put an earth-observation satellite in orbit, was part of its peaceful space program.

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