Explosion at South Korean airbase

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It is the closest military base to the border with North Korea. 9News

Footage released on social media on Wednesday shows giant flames over the Gangneung Air Base, about 170km from Seoul.A massive explosion has hit an airbase in South Korea.

Nine Newspapers North Asia correspondent Eryk Bagshaw told Today this morning the explosion came at a time of high tensions on the Korean peninsula. "At the moment we haven't been able to verify the original footage and US State Department spokesperson has also got no new information yet on the cause or the veracity of the explosion.It comes after the North Korean regime yesterday fired an unidentified ballistic missile over the Korean peninsula.

 

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