North Korea on Thursday threatened strikes on US military bases in Japan and Guam, escalating tensions as suspicion deepened that Pyongyang was behind a cyber attack on South Korean broadcasters and banks.
North Korean People's Army units take part in a military drill, March 19, 2013 at an undisclosed location. The North Korean army on Thursday threatened a possible strike against US military bases in Japan, in response to the use of nuclear-capable US B-52 bombers in joint military drills with South Korea.
The tone of the strike threat, attributed to a spokesman for the army's supreme command, blended with the torrent of warlike rhetoric from Pyongyang in recent weeks, but stood out for its precise naming of targets.
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