In Tokyo held a training on the evacuation under the threat of a missile strike

© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova in hotbangalore on the Bank of the Chuo district in Tokyo. Archival photoIn Tokyo held a training on the evacuation under the threat of a missile strike© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova the image Bank

About 350 people attended on Monday participated in the first Tokyo exercises for evacuation in the event of a missile threat from foreign States, told RIA Novosti in the office of the Cabinet of Ministers of Japan.

During the exercise, the speakers were announced a drill in one of a selected Central area of the city in Bunkyo, where the stadium «Tokyo dome» and the popular amusement Park. The alarm lasted about ten minutes.

The exercises were held on the initiative of the government of Japan, fire services and the administration of Tokyo and Bunkyo district.

The legend of the exercises, one country had made a launch of a ballistic missile that may fly over the territory of Japan. After receiving the emergency message in the paging system through speakers in the courtyard of the local school, people had to take refuge in the subways or in subway stations.

Previously, similar exercises for the evacuation was conducted in other parts of Japan. The reason for them were the launches of ballistic missiles in North Korea, at least two of which flew over Japanese territory.

North Korea has conducted such tests and developing nuclear warheads for missiles under the pretext of protection from the threat from the US.In Tokyo held a training on the evacuation under the threat of a missile strike© RIA Novosti, Integratiebeleid in fotobanka can fly rockets to the DPRK

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