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Published: Sat, August 12, 2017
Global Media | By Abel Hampton

Fake social media post claims North Korea attack imminent

Fake social media post claims North Korea attack imminent

"How we train is how we fight, and the more we interface with our allies, the better prepared we are to fight tonight", a 37th EBS B-1 pilot said.

Lewis said she first heard of the threats last week.

"Our Consulate General has Contingency Plans which are regularly updated", Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Spokesperson Rob Bolivar said in a statement.

A B-1B bomber squadron from Ellsworth was recently deployed to Guam and two of the bombers took part in this week's aerial show of force over the Korean peninsula.

"If there's really a threat coming, then we'll be able to advise the community and ask support from the Philippine government regarding evacuation and other contingency measures", de Borja said.

Malacañang on Thursday said contingency plans are in place in case a crisis hits Guam, the tiny United States territory recently thrust into the middle of the growing tension between the U.S. and North Korea.

North Korea has made no secret its plans to develop a nuclear-tipped missile able to strike the United States and has ignored global calls to halt its nuclear and missile programs.

De Borja said a security umbrella is in place "to intercept any ballistic missile that will be fired against Guam". "He can just go berserk or insane", Guerrero said.

North Korea has fired 18 missiles since February.

"I urge the government to have the safety of our OFWs as paramount among our concerns.Contingency plans and response measures must be ready", he said. It is one of 17 non-self-governing territories of the United States.

God Bless the people of Guam and God Bless The United States of America. In 2013, state media cited leader Kim Jong Un as having ordered his military to prepare plans on launching strikes on US military bases in Guam, Hawaii and South Korea as well as the American mainland.

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