Amid US-North Korea tensions, US army bombers conduct training mission over Korean peninsula

October 11, 2017 02:50
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WASHINGTON, Oct 10 - Two US B-1 bombers carried out a training exercise on Tuesday with Japanese and South Korean military aircraft in the vicinity of the Sea of Japan, the US military said, amid growing tension over North Korea's missile and nuclear programs.

It was first time US Pacific Command B-1B Lancers have conducted combined training with Japanese and South Korean fighter aircraft at night, the US military said in a statement.

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