North Korean Missile Prompts Japan To Call For False Alarm Evacuations
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- North Korea’s military launched a ballistic missile towards the sea Thursday, prompting a false alarm that caused Japan to issue brief evacuation warnings for the island of Hokkaido.
- South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff reported that the missile fired from the east coast of the Korean Peninsula.
- The Japanese government alerted residents of Hokkaido – the northernmost main island of Japan – to take cover, warning that it was likely to fall near the island around 8 a.m.
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