U.S. deploys bombers for joint South Korea drill

STORY: The U.S. Air Force deployed B-1B strategic bombers in a U.S. and South Korea military exercises on Saturday (November 5), after North Korea fired a barrage of weapons tests in recent days to protest against the allied military drills.

Seoul and Washington have been holding "Vigilant Storm" air drills since Monday (October 31), which were extended by a day to Saturday in response to what the allies call continued provocations by North Korea.

Between 11:31 and 11:59 a.m. (0231-0259 GMT) on Saturday (November 5), North Korea fired four short-range ballistic missiles into the western sea, South Korea's military said, as Seoul and Washington ended a high-profile six-day military exercise.