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(Update) N. Korean Ballistic Missile Falls into Japan's EEZ

(Update) N. Korean Ballistic Missile Falls into Japan's EEZ

   Seoul, Nov. 18 (Jiji Press)--North Korea fired a possible intercontinental ballistic missile toward the Sea of Japan from around its western coast around 10:14 a.m. Friday (1:14 a.m. GMT), Japan's Defense Ministry said.
   The missile is believed to have fallen inside Japan's exclusive economic zone, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida told reporters in Bangkok.
   Earlier, the ministry said that the missile was expected to fall into waters about 210 kilometers west of the Hokkaido island of Oshimaoshima around 11:20 a.m.
   The South Korean military also said it believes that the missile was an ICBM.
   North Korea had launched a ballistic missile just on Thursday.

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