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US, South Korea stage show of force after North Korea ICBM test

The US Army said in a statement that the Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) and the Republic of Korea’s Hyunmoo Missile II were utilized

world Updated: Jul 05, 2017 22:40 IST
This photo distributed by the North Korean government shows what was said to be the launch of a Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile, ICBM, in North Korea's northwest, Tuesday, July 4, 2017. )
This photo distributed by the North Korean government shows what was said to be the launch of a Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile, ICBM, in North Korea's northwest, Tuesday, July 4, 2017. )(AP Photo)

US and South Korean troops fired missiles into the waters off South Korea, the US military said on Tuesday, in a show of force after North Korea’s ICBM test.

“The deep strike precision capability enables the (South Korean)-US alliance to engage the full array of time critical targets under all weather conditions,” the US Army said in a statement, adding that the Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) and the Republic of Korea’s Hyunmoo Missile II were utilized.