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Taiwan tensions

5 Chinese missiles land in Japan's EEZ: defense chief

Missile flew over Taiwan for first time, says an expert on CCTV

China's People's Liberation Army fired missiles into waters off the Taiwanese coast Aug. 4. (PLA Eastern Theater Command handout via Reuters)

TOKYO -- Five ballistic missiles fired by China on Thursday appear to have landed in Japan's exclusive economic zone, Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi told reporters.

This is the first time that Chinese missiles have fallen into Japan's EEZ, Kishi said in a news conference at the Defense Ministry here.

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