Are these drills in preparation for war?
Japanese public broadcaster NHK mistakenly sent an alert Tuesday warning that North Korea had fired a missile, just days after a similar mistake caused panic in Hawaii.
Unlike in the Hawaii case, however, this error took only five minutes to correct.
“NHK news alert. North Korea appears to have launched a missile,” NHK said in a notification sent through its app to mobile phone users at 6:55 p.m. Tokyo time. “The government J-alert urges people to take shelter inside buildings or underground.” …