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Japan scrambles over possible N Korea missile launch

TOKYO, May 30, 2016

Japan on Monday put its military on alert for a possible North Korean ballistic missile launch, ordering naval destroyers and anti-ballistic missile Patriot batteries to be ready to shoot down any projectile heading for Japan, state broadcaster NHK said.

A spokesman for the Japan's Ministry of Defence in Tokyo declined to say whether such an order has been issued. – Reuters


 




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