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North Korea fires ‘unidentified projectile’ which passes over Japan

Pyongyang has launched a missile which, according to the Japanese government, passed over northern Japan.

The Japanese government activated its J-Alert warning system after North Korea fired an unidentified missile early Tuesday morning.

The North Korean missile passed over Japanese territory around 6:06am local time, Reuters reports. The Japanese military did not attempt to shoot down the missile but warned people to take precautions.

Meanwhile, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said Pyongyang fired a “projectile… in the direction of the East Sea (Sea of Japan) at 5:57am,” according to Yonhap. It added that the American and S. Korean militaries are now analyzing the latest North Korean missile launch.


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