North Korea threatened “indiscriminate” nuclear strikes on the United States and South Korea on Monday as the two countries commenced their annual joint military drills.
Pyongyang’s threats are not uncommon during the Key Resolve and Foal Eagle exercises. South Korea said the drills would be the largest ever after North Korea’s fourth nuclear test in January and a long-range rocket launch last month.
The joint military command said it had notified the Hermit Kingdom of the “the non-provocative nature of this training,” which involves 17,000 U.S. troops and more than 300,000 South Koreans. Read more at BBC News.