Missile spotted in ‘launch position’, United States and South Korean armed forces placed at ‘vital alert’ Watchcon 2

NORTH Korea state-tv is reporting the country is ready to file a nuclear missile, Sky News reported.

  • US, South Korea declare “Watchcon 2” – the highest level of alert
  • ‘Multiple launches’ expected as more missiles spotted

10.30pm (AEST): North Korea delivered a fresh round of rhetoric on Thursday with claims it had ”powerful striking means” on standby for a launch, Fox News reports.

On the streets of Pyongyang, meanwhile, North Koreans celebrated the anniversary of leader Kim Jong Un’s appointment to the country’s top party post – one in a slew of titles collected a year ago in the months after father Kim Jong Il’s death.

Full article: Missile spotted in ‘launch position’, United States and South Korean armed forces placed at ‘vital alert’ Watchcon 2 (Herald Sun)

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