As Japan prepares to welcome British PM Theresa May today its people were alerted early this morning via radio and TV programs of a missile launched by North Korea flying over the northern island of Hokkaido. Urged to take cover in solid buildings or underground bunkers the rocket eventually broke into pieces and fell into the Pacific Ocean 735 miles east of Japan. Their PM, Shinzo Abe, called it a ‘reckless action is an unprecedented, serious and grave threat to our nation’ and demanding a UN Security Council meeting later today.
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