US And South Korean Military Drop Bombs Close To North Korean Border

US And South Korean Military Drop Bombs Close To North Korean Border

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North Korea launched a ballistic missile called the Hwasong-12 towards Northern Japan that led to a sharp rise in tensions.

 

The mock attack came after President Donald Trump said it was becoming clear that words would not resolve the Korean conflict.

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In a joint operation launched by the South Korean and American governments and to give a clear signal to Kim Jong Un government, that threats are not taken lightly in this modern cold war, the bombs were dropped just outside the North Korean territory.

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After the North Korean arms display, four American F-35B Fighter jets joined two ‘nuclear ready’ American B-1B Fighter Bombers were also launched immediately.

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The region was bombarded with explosions which could be heard for miles between both the North Korean and South Korean borders.

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The US bombers dropped MK-84 bombs, which are general purpose bombs of war that forms a crater around 50 feet wide. The bombs are the largest in the Mark-80 series, being used throughout the Vietnam and Iraq wars.

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North Korea has been test-firing missiles at a rapid clip this year. The bomber flights have become a common response to North Korean actions but the dropping off bombs is seen as an escalation by the US.

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