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The Osaka District Court on Friday dismissed a request by a resident to halt two reactors at the Takahama nuclear power plant in Fukui Prefecture because they might be attacked by North Korean missiles.

While noting that North Korea is developing missiles that put Japan at risk, the presiding Judge Junko Mori of the Osaka District Court said it is uncertain North Korea will actually target the two reactors at the plant run by Kansai Electric Power Co. as argued by the resident.

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