North Korea shows sign of airstrike drill around replica South Korean Blue House
Satellite imagery shows airstrike targets were freshly painted near the mock Blue House since mid-April
Activity picked up around a North Korean military training area modeled after South Korea’s presidential Blue House in recent days as Pyongyang prepared for annual spring drills that may simulate infiltration missions into Seoul.
Inter-Korean relations are currently at their lowest point in years, and Pyongyang could use military exercises at the site as a way to bolster its military or even as a show of force towards Seoul if DPRK leader Kim Jong Un publicly guides the drills once again.
North Korean state media last reported on Kim’s presence at the replica
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