Transcript for Korean Tensions Mount as Mid-Range Missile Launch Is Expected
u.S. Officials believe a missile launch could happen at any time. The preparations are likely complete. The entire region on high alert. And abc's bob woodruff is on the scene in south korea tonight. Reporter: North korean newscasters issued new bluster today. This time, calling for foreigners in south korea to get out now. Right here, on the streets of seoul, we're getting more words today out of north korea, this time on north korean television, targeting us as journalists, other american citizens and foreigners, telling us we need to come up with an evacuation plan. U.S. Officials believe a north korean missile launch could happen at any time. A flex of their muscle -- possibly tied to the anniversary marking the 101st birthday of kim il-sung next week. It is a key date. We were there on the day a year ago when the world first heard the young kim speak publicly at a military parade honoring his late grandfather. The question tonight is, will a missile test be the next thing we hear from kim and his country? Bob woodruff, abc news, seoul.
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