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N. Korea threatens Hawaii, US mainland


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North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un inspects an army unit at an undisclosed location, March 23, 2013. — Photo by AFP

SEOUL: North Korea put its military on combat ready status on Tuesday, with “strategic” rocket units ordered to prepare for possible strikes against the US mainland, Hawaii and Guam, state media reported.

“The Korea People's Army top command declares that all artillery troops including strategic rocket units and long-range artillery units are to be placed under class-A combat readiness,” the Korean Central News Agency said.

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Comments (6) Closed

DUBAAKORU Mar 26, 2013 08:17am
Your days are numbered.
Asif Kahsmiri Mar 26, 2013 08:56am
what is wrong with people? for God shake , stop the wars
Mustafa Mar 26, 2013 12:05pm
What is bothering them so much? Why are they doing it?
Ubaid Niaz Mar 26, 2013 08:15pm
well, lets burn everything, thats what everyone wants right?
Fakhr Zaman Mar 27, 2013 08:59am
War is inevitable, every nation and state confront to gain its interest and these interests are common to every nation....
SanCha Mar 27, 2013 11:48am
'North Korea confronting US' is like a 'Cat confronting Tiger'.