The people of Seoul have plenty of practice living with the threat of an attack from Pyongyang. North Korean missiles could reach the city in a matter of minutes. The South Korean army wants to show it's prepared for anything.
The US, South Korea and Japan have started joint exercises to track missiles from North Korea, Seoul's military has said. The two-day drills come just weeks after Pyongyang launched its most advanced missile to date.
The move comes after North Korea recently tested missiles over the pacifist country. The new missiles will be capable of reaching North Korea.
Tensions over North Korea's nuclear ambitions and discord over the THAAD missile defense system are set to dominate the agenda when South Korean President Moon Jae-in meets his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping this week.
With the US sending a B-1B Lancer strategic bomber jet over the Korean peninsula, China has called for more delicate handling of the situation. North Korea has described Trump as "insane."
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