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DPRK fire missile: Japan gov't

Xinhua | Updated: 2017-08-29 06:42

TOKYO -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) fired a missile Tuesday morning and it appeared to have passed over the Japanese archipelago, said Japanese government.

The missile was fired around 5: 58 a.m. local time (GMT 2058 Monday) from the western coat of the DPRK towards a northeastern direction and appeared to have fallen into the Pacific Ocean some 1,180 kilometers east of Cape Erimo around 6:12 a.m. local time (GMT2112 Monday), said the government.

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