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U.S. deploys B-52 bomber and F-22s in drill with South Korea

North Korean leader's sister Kim Yo Jong hints at new ICBM tests

The U.S. deployed a B-52H bomber for a joint military drill with South Korea. (Photo courtesy of the South Korean Ministry of National Defense) 

SEOUL -- An American nuclear-capable B-52H bomber and F-22 fighter jets participated in joint exercises with South Korea near the Korean Peninsula on Tuesday, the Defense Ministry in Seoul said, on the same day Pyongyang hinted at more missile launches.

The drills were conducted near Jeju Island, in South Korea's air defense identification zone. South Korean F-35 and F-15 fighters participated as well.

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