A Japan coastguard vessel. Photo: Reuters
A Japan coastguard vessel. Photo: Reuters
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Japan reports sighting of missile aboard North Korean ship in its waters

  • The coastguard says the weapon identified was either a Russian-made SA-16 surface-to-air missile or a North Korean copy of the weapon
  • Japan is sensitive to North Korean ships approaching its shores, a legacy of the abduction of its nationals by commando units from vessels disguised as fishing boats

A Japan coastguard vessel. Photo: Reuters
A Japan coastguard vessel. Photo: Reuters
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