‘Pyongyang will be ashes’: Seoul draws up plan to counter N. Korea in case of war
South Korea has reportedly devised a plan to raze Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea, if it shows signs that it intends to launch a nuclear attack against the South. The report comes just days after the North carried out its fifth nuclear weapons test.
“Every Pyongyang district, particularly where the North Korean leadership is possibly hidden, will be completely destroyed by ballistic missiles and high-explosive shells as soon as the North shows any signs of using a nuclear weapon,” a military source in Seoul, whose name has not been disclosed, said on Sunday, as cited by Yonhap news agency.
“In other words, the North’s capital city will be reduced to ashes and removed from the map,” the source stressed further. – READ MORE