US, South Korea carry out bombing drill After North Korea Launches Missiles

Seoul [South Korea]-  The USA and also South Korea jointly carried out a battle drill on a Yellow Sea island, the South Oriental military claimed on Tuesday, hrs after North Korea introduced an intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM).

North Korea launched an unidentified ballistic missile over Japan earlier today. This is the first such projectile launch in years, triggering a caution for citizens to hide in north Japan.
South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Team (JCS) said that the F-15K dropped the Joint Direct Attack Munition bombs at a target on the island of Jikdo after joint air drills with US warplanes, Yonhap news agency reported.

” Through the mixed trip of the air strike package as well as accuracy strike drills, South Korea and the USA demonstrated their will to react sternly to any type of Northern dangers along with their capabilities to carry out an accuracy strike at the beginning of provocations based upon the alliance’s frustrating forces,” the JCS said in a press release.

In an earlier statement, US Indo-Pacific Command claimed they are aware of the DPRK’s ballistic missile launch today, including that it overflew Japan. “We are consulting carefully with Japan as well as the Republic of Korea (ROK), in addition to various other regional allies as well as partners, to attend to the threats postured by the DPRK.”

The United States condemned these actions and called on the DPRK to avoid more illegal and destabilizing acts.

” While we have assessed that this event does not posture a threat to U.S. personnel, or territory, or to our allies, we will certainly remain to keep track of the circumstance. The united state commitments to the support of Japan as well as the ROK stay unwavering,” the statement stated.

Recently, North Korea fired projectiles in an obvious protest against joint naval drills including the USA as well as South Korea.

Under the Kim Jong-un routine, North Korea this year has evaluated a record variety of missiles as it expands its weapons collection.

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