New cruise missiles a warning to North: S Korea
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Last Updated: Thursday, April 19, 2012, 14:15
Seoul: South Korea has unveiled new cruise missiles it says are capable of hitting any target in North Korea.

Seoul's Defence Ministry said on Thursday that it has completed deploying the missiles. Officials say the deployment should serve as a warning to North Korea.

Pyongyang on Sunday unveiled a new long-range missile during a military parade and conducted a failed long-range rocket launch two days earlier.

North Korea says the launch was aimed at putting a satellite in orbit. The United States and South Korea called it a test of ballistic missile technology.

Relations between the Koreas have deteriorated badly in recent years. Pyongyang on Wednesday repeated its threat of waging a "sacred war" against Seoul.

Bureau Report

First Published: Thursday, April 19, 2012, 14:15

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