The Japanese government issued the warning at 7:29 a.m. local time today. Such warnings are rare.
“North Korea appears to have fired a missile,” the warning said. Please take shelter inside the building or underground.’
Officials say the missile landed in the Pacific Ocean, about 3,000 kilometers from Japan. No one was injured in this incident.
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida strongly condemned North Korea’s missile launch. He described this move by Pyongyang as ‘violent behavior’. Due to this incident, the Japanese government has called a meeting of the country’s National Security Council.