US, South Korea hold military drill

Last Updated: Friday, June 22, 2012 - 15:18

Seoul: South Korea and the US on Friday staged one of their largest live-fire drill that involved fighter jets, Apache attack helicopters, armoured vehicles and around 2,000 soldiers.
The one-day exercise took place in Pocheon, northeast of Seoul, Xinhua reported citing the South Korean Defence Ministry.
The drill -- presided over by South Korean Prime Minister Kim Hwang-sik -- was aimed at checking military preparedness and war-fighting capabilities against enemy provocation, the ministry said.

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First Published: Friday, June 22, 2012 - 15:18

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