Royal Oak Tribune

North fires more missiles as U.S. flies bombers


SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA >> North Korea added to its recent barrage of weapons demonstrat­ions by launching four ballistic missiles into the sea on Saturday, as the United States sent two supersonic bombers streaking over South Korea in a dueling display of military might that underscore­d rising tensions in the region. South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said that the four short-range missiles fired from a North Korean western coastal area around noon flew about 80 miles toward the country’s western sea. The North has testfired more than 30 missiles this week and flew large numbers of warplanes inside its territory in an angry reaction to a massive combined aerial exercise between the United States and South Korea.

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