Japan searching for debris from N.Korean missles
NHK -- Mar 06
Japan's Defense Ministry is conducting a detailed analysis of North Korea's missile launches and has sent aircraft to search for debris.

The ministry says North Korea launched 4 ballistic missiles eastward from an area near Tongchang-ri on the country's western coast at around 7:34 AM on Monday, Japan Time. It says the launches were almost simultaneous.

It says the missiles flew about 1,000 kilometers before landing in the Sea of Japan, roughly 300 to 350 kilometers west of Japan's northeastern prefecture of Akita.

The ministry also says 3 of 4 missiles may have fallen into Japan's exclusive economic zone but that no damage has been reported.

Japan's Coast Guard is calling on vessels in the waters to stay updated. It is also urging them not to approach suspicious items.

News source: NHK
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