Transcript for North Korea's Possible Missile Test Has South on High Alert
This system -- -- missile that nor decrees are hoping to show off fueled and ready to be launched anytime now. US surveillance picture showed two of them are in -- -- just above the north south border on the eastern coast. That's not all. South Korean officials tell ABC news more missiles short range scuds and -- don't missiles are prepared to fire -- little while launchers in two different locations. Further north. Experts say Pyongyang could set up multiple missiles at the same time for this could just be a tactic to confuse the Americans in the -- All of this show of force is aimed at the international community over the UN sanction. And the ongoing military exercises occurring next door without training US troops. But it's also personal for Kim Jung and so that his people hear it loud and clear. -- Kim Jung to see is that create whale. In is making process to make him look like the leader and not a child Bogosian who signed it. South Korean officials worry where this missile -- -- it it could go over this country are more likely over Japan. Japanese authorities have deployed patriot missile interceptors throughout the nation. Both countries and the US navy have positioned to warships in the region including -- near Guam where -- -- to -- is capable of reaching. Nothing here in -- have been surprisingly calm over threats of war they're used to it having read that for the past sixty years. But slowly and gradually we're seeing signs of concern. Stressed may be the best way to describe the mood here -- tell ABC news still.
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