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Get indoors, keep away from windows and switch on the TV. That’s the latest advice from Japan’s government on how to prepare for a ballistic missile strike. Japan has an early-warning system designed to issue alerts across the country from loudspeakers and mobile phones if a missile is thought to be heading its way. The J-Alert system has come under renewed focus since North Korea test-fired a volley of four ballistic missiles last month, three of which landed in Japan’s exclusive economic zone. A ballistic missile would probably take about 10 minutes to fly the 1,600 kilometers (1,000 miles) from its launch pad in North Korea to Japan’s southern island of Okinawa, the government said i... Читать полностью

21 апреля