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Japan ordered to intercept and shoot down North Korean missiles

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Defense Minister of Japan, Itsunori Onodera, issued the order on Thursday. On March 26, North Korea launched two ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan

The Japanese government has ordered the country's SDF to shoot down any missile or object that approximates the country, due to rumors that North Korea is preparing to launch new missiles.

Defense Minister of Japan, Itsunori Onodera, issued the order on Thursday. On March 26, North Korea launched two ballistic missiles into the Sea of ​​Japan.

The Ministry of Defense reported that the missiles that North Korea launched last month were apparently the Rodong type, with a range of 1,300 kilometers, or an improved version of the Scud, with a range of 300 to 500 kilometers.

The Government officially announced the issuance of the order, but sources say that knowledge of the subject is valid until April 25, when the founding of the Korean People's Army is commemorated.

traslation: Belén Zapata