Japan public TV sends mistaken missile alert

NHK television issued the message Tuesday on its internet and mobile news sites as well as on Twitter, saying North Korea appeared to have fired a missile at Japan. It said the government was telling people to take shelter. The false alarm came two days ... ( read original story ...)

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Japan sounds false alarm over North Korean missile

JAPAN has issued a false alarm telling citizens to “take shelter ... The government urges people to take shelter inside buildings or underground.” The news service corrected the error five minutes later, with an on-air host bowing deeply in apology. ( read original story ...)

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TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese public broadcaster NHK issued a false alarm on ... The same alert was sent to mobile phone users of NHK's online news distribution service. In five minutes, the broadcaster put out another message on the website correcting ... ( read original story ...)

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Japan broadcaster alerts North Korea missile launch that didn’t happen

The alert stated: “North Korea appears to have fired a missile.” The warning was sent out around 6:55 p.m. in Japan. However, the government never released any news regarding a Hermit Kingdom missile launch. A corrected version of the warning was sent ... ( read original story ...)

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Japanese public broadcaster NHK issued a North Korean missile launch alert on Tuesday evening—but, like a warning issued in Hawaii over the weekend—it turned out to be a false alarm. The alert was published on the news channel's website and sent to ... ( read original story ...)

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