North Korea warns of pre-emptive strikes against the South

March 12, 2016 2:16 AM

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SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea says its military is ready to pre-emptively attack and "liberate" the South in its latest outburst against the annual joint military drills by the United States and South Korea.

The General Staff of the North's Korean People's Army said Saturday in a statement that its frontline units are prepared to strike first if they see signs that American and South Korean troops involved in the drills were attempting to invade the North.

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