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

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