Nuclear-armed country North Korea tested a long-range ballistic missile over Japan. The Japanese government issued a warning to citizens to take cover as North Korea fired a test of ballistic missile over japan. The Japanese government also suspended Trains operations over North Japan.
It was the first North Korean missile to follow such a trajectory since 2017, and Tokyo said its 4,600 km (2,850 miles) range may have been the longest distance traveled for a North Korean test flight, which is more often “lofted” higher into space to avoid flying over neighboring countries.
According to Japanese government officials, Tokyo said it took no steps to shoot the missile down. Defence Minister Yasukazu Hamada said Japan wouldn’t rule out any options, including counterattack capabilities, as it looks to strengthen its defenses in the face of repeated missile launches from North Korea. South Korea also said it would boost its military and increase allied cooperation.
In response to North Korea, Ballistic Missile test United States strongly condemned North Korea’s “dangerous and reckless” decision to launch a long-range ballistic missile over Japan.
“This action is destabilizing and shows the DPRK’s blatant disregard for United Nations Security Council resolutions and international safety norms,” National Security Council spokesperson Adrienne Watson said in a statement, using the initials for North Korea’s official name.
Remember here one thing Tokyo Officials said the missile flew at an altitude of 1,000 kilometers (620 miles), traveled 4,500 to 4,600 kilometers (2,850 miles), and remained in the air for 22 minutes before crashing into the Pacific Ocean.