Projectile believed to be North Korea-fired ballistic missile has already fallen ― Japan Coast Guard

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North Korean flags at the East Asian Games in Macau, China November 5, 2005.

TOKYO, Nov 3 (Reuters) – Japan’s government warned residents of Miyagi, Yamagata and Niigata prefectures to seek shelter indoors after North Korea’s missile launch, according to J-Alert Emergency Broadcasting System issued on Thursday.

The missile has already flown past Japan’s territory toward the Pacific Ocean, the government later said.