The South Korean military is reportedly bolstering its missiles to simultaneously take out all North Korean military installations in case necessary. Seoul’s forces are increasing the number of Hyunmoo missiles in its arsenal to combat rising threats from its neighbour. Speaking about the increasing intimidation from the North and the South’s aim to target all of Pyongyang’s military bases, a top Seoul official, who did not wish to be identified, told Yonhap news agency:

“To accomplish this, the South needs more ballistic missiles at its disposal.” Tensions between the rival Koreas have escalated over constant defiant acts and war of words. With the US and South Korea set to hold joint military drills in the coming weeks – an exercise that is dubbed by the North as a rehearsal for actual war – the Korean peninsula is bound to be heading for more volatile times. FULL REPORT