September 21, 2023

North Korea launches missile over Japan, prompting evacuation warnings: Tokyo

Mid-range ballistic missile Pyongyang’s first to fly over Japanese territory since 2017

(Last updated on Oct. 5 at 6:22 a.m. KST to add that North Korean state media did not report on the test as of the following day, Wednesday.)

North Korea launched one ballistic missile over Japan and into the Pacific ocean on Tuesday morning, according to the Prime Minister’s office of Japan, prompting Tokyo to issue evacuation warnings.