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US bombers fly over South Korea for second time since North nuclear test

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 13:20

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Two US supersonic bombers flew over South Korea on Wednesday, with one of them landing at an air base 40 km south of the capital, according to a Reuters witness, the second such flight since North Korea's Sept 9 nuclear test.

[OSAN, South Korea] Two US supersonic bombers flew over South Korea on Wednesday, with one of them landing at an air base 40 km south of the capital, according to a Reuters witness, the second such flight since North Korea's Sept 9 nuclear test.

An official with US Forces Korea said the flight by a pair of B-1B Lancer strategic bombers based in Guam was intended as a show of force by South Korea's powerful ally.

REUTERS

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