Japanese towns hold drills for natural disasters, and missiles too

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan held annual exercises on Friday to prepare for disasters but this year it was not just the danger of earthquakes and tsunamis that was on the minds of many people - the threat of North Korean missiles also loomed large. Japan is one ... ( read original story ...)

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Japan holds drills for natural disasters, and missiles too

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