Japan clarifies report on North Korean missile launches
Tokyo: While confirming North Korea`s missile launches on Saturday, the Japanese government clarified none of the missiles landed in its territorial waters, Xinhua reported.
South Korea`s Yonhap News Agency, citing its country`s defence ministry, had reported that North Korea launched three short-range guided missiles into the Sea of Japan.
The ministry had detected two missiles being launched in the morning and the last one was in the afternoon, it was reported.
A day earlier, the Japanese media reported that Tokyo planed to permanently deploy interceptors capable of shooting down North Korean missiles.
On April 7, Japanese Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera had ordered the Self-Defense Forces to shoot down North Korean missiles in the event any one of them was fired.
It had also deployed the Patriot Advanced Capability-3 interceptors at the Defence ministry compound in Tokyo`s Ichigaya April 9.
Download the all new Zee News app for Android and iOS to stay up to date with latest headlines and news stories in Politics, Entertainment, Sports, Technology, Business and much more from India and around the world.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Entire Indian force can't defend Kashmir from terrorists: Farooq Abdullah
- Woman cop transferred within 24 hours of spat with Haryana minister Anil Vij
- It's a reality, Muslim youths from South India more attracted to ISIS: Kiren Rijiju
- Sheena Bora murder: Why did Indrani send servant to Kolkata to get illegal drugs?
- PM Narendra Modi meets journalists at Diwali Milan