April 5 - North Korean state-run television shows video of its leader Kim Jong-un supervising a ''drone attack'' drill. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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North Korea's state media on Friday (April 5) released video footage of its leader Kim Jong-un inspecting military drills in March, amid high tension on the peninsula.
The North's state-run television KRT showed Kim inspecting landing and counter-landing operations and checking multiple-launch rocket systems which involved combined units including the North Korean navy.
KRT also showed the North's leader supervising pistol and automatic file firing drills at the second battalion under North Korea People's Army (KPA) and demonstrating his shooting skills to military officers and soldiers.
KRT also broadcast Kim examining musical instruments made by the North's 1.2 million-strong army. Kim checked instruments such as accordions, guitars, janggus, drums and piano and watched soldiers playing them.
In a fusillade of statements issued over the past month, North Korea has threatened to stage a nuclear strike on the United States, something it lacks the capacity to do, according to most experts, and has declared war on South Korea.
The threats followed new U.N. sanctions imposed on the North after it carried out its third nuclear test in February.
On Friday, South Korean media reported that North Korea had placed two of its intermediate range missiles on mobile launchers and hidden them on the east coast of the country in a move that could threaten Japan or U.S. Pacific bases.
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