US to dispatch bomber to South Korea on Tuesday: official

Bad weather had delayed a planned US military B-1B bomber flight to the Korean peninsula that had been scheduled for Monday.

By: Reuters | Seoul | Published:September 12, 2016 10:49 am
South Korea, North Korea threat, South North korea, US South Korea, US South Korea defense, news, latest news, world news, international news, US news, Korea news In a show of force against North Korea after the reclusive state recently carried out its fifth nuclear test, US is going to conduct a bomber to South Korea. (source: AP)

The United States will conduct a bomber flight over South Korea on Tuesday, an official at US Forces in Korea said, a show of force against North Korea after the reclusive state recently carried out its fifth nuclear test.

The official however declined to name the bomber’s type or the fleet’s size would be.

South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reported that bad weather had delayed a planned US military B-1B bomber flight to the Korean peninsula that had been scheduled for Monday.