North Korea Missile Tantrum Continues with Another Ballistic Launch at Japan

Breitbart.com reports: “North Korea launched at least one ballistic missile in the direction of Japan on Wednesday, drawing a formal protest lodged by Japan via China. 

Japanese Defense Minister Hamada Yasukazu said the North Korean missile reached a peak altitude of about 31 miles and flew about 180 miles toward the Sea of Japan before crashing into the sea.

‘The relatively low trajectory seemed to align with the flight characteristics of some of North Korea’s newer short-range weapons designed to evade missile defenses,’ the Associated Press observed.

Hamada said the missile came down outside of Japan’s exclusive economic zone, but the Japanese government still used its diplomatic offices in China to file a ‘stern complaint,’ as Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno Hirokazu put it…”

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