North Korea may have launched a missile carrying a reconnaissance satellite. In Japan, particularly for the southern prefecture of Okinawa, an air raid warning is being sounded, and the country’s government has urged people to take shelter. This is reported by Kyodo News.
According to the South Korean military, North Korea launched a military reconnaissance satellite towards Japan.
Due to the J-Alert emergency alert system, the Japanese government urged people to take shelters or take subways. It is unknown what type of rocket we are talking about.
Japan and South Korea said this could be North Korea’s third attempt to put a spy satellite into orbit in defiance of UN Security Council resolutions.
- On May 31, 2023, North Korea failed to launch a spy satellite: the launch vehicle and payload fell into the sea.
- August 23, North Korean government announcedwhich will try to launch another satellite after the loss of a military satellite in May.
- It subsequently became known that North Korea, with the help of Russia, may make a third attempt to launch a spy satellite in November.
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