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N Korea threatens strike on US airbases

PYONGYANG - North Korea has threatened to attack US military bases in Japan in response to the use of nuclear-armed US B-52 bombers in joint military drills with South Korea.
The threat on Thursday came a day after Pyongyang condemned the B-52 flights as an “unpardonable provocation” and threatened military action if they continue.
“The United States is advised not to forget that our precision target tools have within their range the Anderson Air Force base on Guam where the B-52 takes off, as well as the Japanese mainland where nuclear-powered submarines are deployed and the navy bases on Okinawa,” the North Korean command spokesman was quoted by KCNA news agency.
The Pentagon confirmed that B-52s, taking off from Andersen Air Force base in Guam, had flown over South Korea as part of annual joint exercises that Pyongyang insist are a rehearsal for provocation.
“We cannot tolerate the US carrying out nuclear strike drills, setting us as targets, and advertising them as strong warning mes…

At least three people were killed and almost 20 injured in a bomb attack

At least three people were killed and almost 20 injured in a bomb attack in the Jafarabad District in Balochistan on Friday.

Initial reports suggest that the bomb was planted on a bicycle and the police and rescue teams have reached the site.

This is a developing story