North Korea launched a missile that flew over Japan into the Pacific ocean

North Korea launched a missile that flew over Japan into the Pacific ocean

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TOKYO, September 15. /TASS/. The DPRK on Friday conducted another launch of a ballistic missile that flew over Northern Japanese island of Hokkaido in the Pacific ocean. This was announced by the Japanese government, through the emergency warning system, J-Alert.

In connection with the missile launch in the North East of Japan has urged to take shelter in sturdy buildings and basements. In addition, they are asked to inform the police about the possible fall of rocket debris.

Launched North Korean rocket fell roughly 2,000 km to the East of Cape Erimo in Hokkaido. This was stated on Friday at an emergency press conference, the Secretary-General of the Cabinet of Ministers of Japan Acehide Suga.

“The missile flew over the Cape Erimo and fell into the water at approximately 2000 km to the East,” he said.

The Secretary General added that data about the fall of any objects on the territory of Japan, as well as damage to marine transport in connection with the launch of North Korea missiles there.

It is also reported that the launch did not affect the flight of aircraft. However, the railroad company temporarily stopped the movement of high-speed trains in some areas in the North and North-East of the country.

According to reports the South Korean military, the launch was carried out from the area of Pyongyang. This is the sixth time that North Korea launches a missile over Japan’s territory.

According to Japan’s emergency warning system, Em-Net, which transmits local TV, the missile was launched at 06:57 local time (00:57 MSK). Seven minutes later she entered the air space over the territory of Japan and overcame him in two minutes. According to reports, the rocket fell into the water at 07:16 local time (01:16 MSK).