S.Korea, US select site for THAAD anti-missile system

SEOUL- A team of South Korean and US military officials has selected the southeastern county of Seongju to deploy an anti-missile defense system designed to protect against North Korea's missile and nuclear threats, South Korea said on Wednesday.
The location will allow the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) battery to provide protection for up to two-thirds of the South Korean population and for nuclear power plants and oil storage facilities, the South's Defense Ministry said.
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