N. Korea says combat posture targets include US mainland

By REUTERS
March 26, 2013 08:51

 
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SEOUL - North Korea said on Tuesday its strategic rocket and long-range artillery units have been ordered to enter combat posture targeting US military bases on Guam, Hawaii and mainland America after US bombers flew more sorties threatening the North.

"From this moment, the Supreme Command of the Korean People's Army will be putting in combat duty posture No. 1 all field artillery units including long-range artillery units strategic rocket units that will target all enemy object in US invasionary bases on its mainland, Hawaii and Guam," the North's KCNA news agency said.

The North previously threatened nuclear attack on the United States and South Korea, although it is not believed to have the technology to hit continental United States with an atomic weapon.


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