September 27, 2023

N.Korea conducts drills targeting S.Korean Presidential office

Curious timing behind what appears to be first report of mock-attack against replica Blue House

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw military drills targeting a replica of South Korea's presidential office, the Blue House, pictures published by state newspaper the Rodong Sinmun showed on Sunday.

The drills, conducted by by Korean People's Army Unit 525, were described as practice for "bold combat actions with the southern part of Korea as their theatre," and were aimed at "destroying specified targets of the enemy" an accompanying KCNA report of the event said.