Residents living near US military bases in Japan are facing a fresh reality: their neighbourhoods are on the frontline of North Korea’s dispute with America and if Pyongyang were to attack they would have just several minutes to shelter from incoming missiles. Photo: AP Residents living near US military bases in Japan are facing a fresh reality: their neighbourhoods are on the frontline of North Korea’s dispute with America and if Pyongyang were to attack they would have just several minutes to shelter from incoming missiles. Photo: AP
Residents living near US military bases in Japan are facing a fresh reality: their neighbourhoods are on the frontline of North Korea’s dispute with America and if Pyongyang were to attack they would have just several minutes to shelter from incoming missiles. Photo: AP
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Japanese under North Korean missile attack: ‘there is no way we can run away from it’

North Korea has yet to meet its goal of developing a nuclear-tipped missile that can reach the US mainland, but analysts believe its current arsenal is capable of striking the 50,000 US troops stationed across Japan

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Residents living near US military bases in Japan are facing a fresh reality: their neighbourhoods are on the frontline of North Korea’s dispute with America and if Pyongyang were to attack they would have just several minutes to shelter from incoming missiles. Photo: AP Residents living near US military bases in Japan are facing a fresh reality: their neighbourhoods are on the frontline of North Korea’s dispute with America and if Pyongyang were to attack they would have just several minutes to shelter from incoming missiles. Photo: AP
Residents living near US military bases in Japan are facing a fresh reality: their neighbourhoods are on the frontline of North Korea’s dispute with America and if Pyongyang were to attack they would have just several minutes to shelter from incoming missiles. Photo: AP
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