October 1, 2019 / 11:21 PM / 2 months ago

One North Korea missile fell into Japan's EEZ - Japan government

FILE PHOTO: Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga speaks at a news conference after the reshuffling of the Japanese cabinet at Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's official residence in Tokyo, Japan September 11, 2019. REUTERS/Issei Kato

TOKYO (Reuters) - One North Korean missile appears to have fallen into Japan’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) on Wednesday morning, Japan’s top government spokesman said, adding there were no reports so far of any impact on aircraft or ships in the vicinity.

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said that particular missile fell at 7:27 a.m. local time, or 2227 GMT, while another one a few minutes earlier fell outside of Japan’s EEZ.

Reporting by Chang-Ran Kim; Editing by Shri Navaratnam

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