Daily Star UK NORTH Korea has pledged to launch a nuclear strike on the US if a “single bullet is fired” as US forces flood the Korean Peninsula.
Kim Jong-un’s rogue state issued the stunning warning as Washington and South Korea carry out war games in the region.
Pyongyang blames the rest of the world for rising nuclear tensions as the DPRK continues its quest for nuclear missiles capable of striking the US mainland.
Last week, US President Donald Trump’s White House admitted was is now “on the table” with North Korea.
US warships, soldiers and warplanes are carrying out military exercises alongside allies in Seoul.
Nuclear-powered aircraft carrier the USS Carl Vinson arrived in the peninsula with its strike group of destroyers.
Drills are being carried out to test plans to “decapitate” the leadership in Pyongyang should nuclear tensions rise too high.
In a statement, North Korea’s Foreign Ministry said: “The Korean People’s Army will reduce the bases of aggression and provocation to ashes with its invincible Hwasong rockets tipped with nuclear warheads and reliably defend the security of the country and its people’s happiness in case the US and the South Korean puppet forces fire even a single bullet at the territory of the DPRK.” Read more