N.Korea says US bombers staged 'surprise' strike drill on Thursday

By REUTERS
November 2, 2017 22:54
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SEOUL, Nov 3 - North Korea said US B-1B bombers flew over the Korean Peninsula on Thursday and carried out bombing drills simulating attacks on major targets in the country, the North's official KCNA news agency said on Friday.

The strategic bombers, escorted by US and South Korean fighter jets, flew from the Anderson Air Force Base in Guam, to conduct a "surprise" strike drill, the KCNA said.

There was no immediate confirmation from the US and South Korean militaries.


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