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US B-1 bombers fly over South Korea in show of force
« on: September 24, 2016, 12:26:46 PM »
US B-1 bombers fly over South Korea in show of force
By Brad Lendon, CNN
Updated 3:12 PM ET, Tue September 13, 2016

http://www.cnn.com/2016/09/12/politics/us-air-force-bombers-korea/
 
(CNN)Four days after North Korea's fifth and possibly most powerful nuclear weapons test, the US Air Force responded with a show of force on Tuesday, flying two powerful, battle-tested B-1 bombers over South Korea.

North Korea claimed Friday's test showed it had a nuclear warhead that could be mounted on ballistic missiles, a possibility that increases fears for US allies in the region and also poses a threat to US bases in South Korea, Japan and Guam.

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