Today displays South Korean flag to discuss former Japanese PM assassination

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NBC’s Today played footage featuring South Korean flags while discussing the death of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday.

The South Korean flag depicts a half red, half blue circle on a white base, surrounded by four sets of black bars. The Japanese flag features a red circle on a white backdrop.

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Social media was quick to point out the error.

“Ummmm, wrong country,” editor Curtis Houck wrote. “@NBCNews, your morning show has some issues keeping the countries in Asia straight.”

Another user responded with a popular meme format poking fun at NBC.

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Abe, 67, was shot in the city of Nara, Japan, at about 11 a.m. local time on Friday during a campaign event. He later died at Nara Medical University Hospital at 5:03 p.m. The firearm used in the assassination has been described as homemade.