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False information tweeted by US military command error – upset North Korea

World War 3: US military command ‘ERROR’ sent North Korea ‘false nuclear arsenal’ info
US MILITARY command tweeted false information about its nuclear arsenal sparking fears of an escalation from paranoid North Korea.
 Express UK, By TARYN TARRANT-CORNISHAn article that falsely boasted of “secret” US silos and B-1 bombers that can drop nuclear warheads was quickly debunked by experts online.

It is feared this move could lead to a catastrophic escalation of tensions with a military force seeming to confirm Pyongyang’s suspicions that B-1s can carry nukes, Asian security expert Van Jackson has warned.

The article that US Strategic Command shared said: “The USS Kentucky is part of what is called the ‘nuclear triad’.

“The triad are the three components of a nuclear defence system: land-based missiles fired from secret silos, B-1 bombers that can drop them from the air, and submarine launched ballistic missiles.” This could provoke a retaliation from North Korea next time the US flies a B-1 bomber over the Korean peninsula, it is feared.

Nuclear expert Vipin Narang said: “What the hell guys. Secret silos and B-1s? Don’t spread false information through the official handle.”….https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/880181/North-Korea-nuclear-weapons-Twitter-USA-Kim-Jong-un-World-War-3

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November 16, 2017 - Posted by | incidents, USA

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