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A missile has been fired from North Korea and has reportedly flown over Japan, according to the news agency NHK.

According to BBC, warnings in Japan were triggered following a missile test held by North Korea. Initial reports indicate that the missile flew though Japanese airspace. It reportedly later broke into three pieces before landing in the sea.

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Over the weekend, Japanese Cabinet Minister Yoshihide Suga said another North Korean missile test was “not a threat.”

This is a developing story.

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