South Korea accelerates military exercises with the US North Koreasaid earlier in the day that an unidentified weapon was part of Pyongyang’s weapons tests. ballistic missile He said he threw it. Japan At least one missile launched from North Korea flew over Japan and is believed to have landed in the Pacific Ocean, the prime minister’s office said.
“DO NOT CLOSE TO FALLING OBJECTS” WARNING FOR SHIPS
Japan’s coast guard also confirmed the launch of a suspected North Korean ballistic missile, warning that it may have crashed into the sea and warning ships to be careful. The statement said, “The ballistic missile seems to have fallen into the sea. For this reason, do not approach the falling objects.”
CALL FOR EVACUATION WAS MADE IN TWO REGIONS
Alert has been sounded in parts of Japan after North Korea’s ballistic missile test. “Please evacuate the buildings,” the emergency call said. National broadcaster NHK said the warning applies to the country’s two northern regions. Train services in Japan’s Hokkaido and Aomori regions were temporarily suspended.
North Korea, which also has nuclear weapons, has conducted record tests this year, including four short-range ballistic missile tests last week.
On the other hand, with this missile test, North Korea made its fifth weapon test in the last 10 days. It is thought that the reason for the frequency of the trials is due to the military exercises between South Korea and the USA. It has been claimed that North Korea sees these exercises as a rehearsal for the occupation.