North Korea fires ballistic missile into Japanese waters

North Korea fires ballistic missile into Japanese waters

FOX19 - North Korea has fired an unidentified ballistic missile eastward in Japanese territory, according to the country's prime minister's office.

"A missile was launched from North Korea which appears to have landed within Japan's exclusive economic zone," Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's office told reporters.

This means the North Koreans fired ordinance into Japanese waters.

The missile was fired from Pyongson in South Pyongyang Province, according to the South Korean military.

"North Korea launched an unidentified ballistic missile eastward from the vicinity of Pyongsong, South Pyongan Province, at dawn today," the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement.

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