North Korea Fires Second Missile Over Japan

September 15, 2017

North Korea has reportedly fired another missile over Japan less than a month after it sent one over the island in obvious provocation to the United States and its allies.

South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency said Friday morning local time that an unidentified missile was shot east from the area of Pyongyang, North Korea’s capital city.

The unidentified missile reached an altitude of about 480 miles and flew 2,300 miles, according to South Korea‘s military—far enough to reach the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam.

The missile passed over Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido and landed in the Pacific Ocean, Japan’s government told its citizens.

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