US officials warn of North Korea preparations

By MiNDFOOD

A North Korean soldier guards an army installation on the banks of the Yalu River at the North Korean town of Sinuiju, opposite the Chinese border city of Dandong.
REUTERS/Reinhard Krause
A North Korean soldier guards an army installation on the banks of the Yalu River at the North Korean town of Sinuiju, opposite the Chinese border city of Dandong. REUTERS/Reinhard Krause
A CNN report has told of US intelligence satellites seeing signs that North Korea may be preparing for an unprecedented launch of a mobile ballistic missile.Two US officials told a CNN reporter that North Korea could launch either its Kn-08 or Kn-14 mobile ballistic missiles which could hit the Pacific Northwest of the United States.

There are also concerns a missile could hit Guam and Shemya Island in the outer reaches of Alaska’s Aleutian chain.

The moves could also be about North Korea playing games with the US – North Korea is well aware US satellites constantly watch the despotic country.

Recent photos showing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un standing next to what he claims is a miniaturised nuclear device – claims that are still being scrutinised by US. analysts for any indication of progress in the development of nuclear missiles.

Landing and anti-landing exercises being carried out by the Korean People's Army (KPA) at an unknown location are seen in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on March 20, 2016.        REUTERS/KCNA
Landing and anti-landing exercises being carried out by the Korean People’s Army (KPA) at an unknown location are seen in this undated photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on March 20, 2016. REUTERS/KCNA

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