Japan conducts simulation drill for North Korea attack

Disaster management agencies in Japan’s Tottori Prefecture and Tokyo’s self-defense forces conducted the drills, while simulating a North Korean ballistic missile drop on land, Kyodo news agency reported. North Korea has launched a dozen missiles in 2017 …
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