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    N. Korea Says Recent Missile Drills Aimed at Striking US Military Base in Japan

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    North Korea announced that it had recently conducted missile drills to strike a US military facility located in Japan.

    TOKYO (Sputnik) — North Korea announced that it had recently conducted missile drills to strike a US military facility located in Japan, South Korean Yonhap News Agency said Tuesday.

    On Monday, media reported that North Korea fired four ballistic missiles, and three landed in Japan’s exclusive economic zone.

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