Bloomberg: Japan Moves to Highest Alert Level After North Korea Fires Missiles
* Pyongyang fires 4 missiles simultaneously into sea near Japan
* Unlikely they were intercontinental missiles, South Korea says
Japan moved to the highest possible alert level after North Korea fired four ballistic missiles simultaneously into nearby waters, the latest provocation from Kim Jong Un’s regime.
Three of the missiles fell into Japan’s exclusive economic zone, with one dropping about 350 kilometers west of the nation’s northern Akita prefecture, government spokesman Yoshihide Suga told reporters after a meeting of Japan’s National Security Council. Authorities were still analyzing the type of missile launched, he said.
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