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Fukuoka on Friday conducted a drill for the J-Alert system to prepare for the possibility of a North Korean ballistic missile launch, sending warnings to mobile phones and bringing the city’s trains to a temporary halt.

The drill for the satellite-based J-Alert system was organized by the Cabinet Secretariat and the city after North Korea test-fired a new intercontinental ballistic missile on Wednesday, stoking further concerns over its nuclear weapons and missile programs.

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