18 March 2017

News Story: Japan holds first civilian missile evacuation drill

TOKYO (AP) -- The Japanese government has held its first-ever evacuation drill to protect its citizens in case a ballistic missile is launched toward Japan.

More than 100 residents and schoolchildren of the coastal city of Oga in northern Japan participated in the Friday drill. Sirens from loudspeakers warned residents and schoolchildren of a possible missile threat, calling on them to seek shelter indoors as missile parts may fall.

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