N. Korea confirms nuke missiles tests to ‘wipe out’ enemies


              Citizens enjoy the performance in Changjon Street on the occasion of the 77th founding anniversary of the Worker's Party of Korea in Pyongyang, North Korea, Monday, Oct. 10, 2022. (AP Photo/Cha Song Ho)
            
              A group of girls performs in Changjon Street on the occasion of the 77th founding anniversary of the Worker's Party of Korea in Pyongyang, North Korea, Monday, Oct. 10, 2022. (AP Photo/Cha Song Ho)
            
              Citizens visit the bronze statues of North Korea leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il on Mansu Hill on the occasion of the 77th founding anniversary of the Worker's Party of Korea in Pyongyang, North Korea, Monday, Oct. 10, 2022. (AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin)
            
              tudents visit the statues of North Korea leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il on Mansu Hill on the occasion of the 77th founding anniversary of the Worker's Party of Korea in Pyongyang, North Korea, Monday, Oct. 10, 2022. (AP Photo/Cha Song Ho)
            
              Citizens lay bouquets of flowers before the statues of North Korea leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il on the occasion of the 77th founding anniversary of the Worker's Party of Korea in Pyongyang, North Korea, Monday, Oct. 10, 2022. (AP Photo/Cha Song Ho)
            
              Citizens visit the bronze statues of North Korea leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il on Mansu Hill on the occasion of the 77th founding anniversary of the Worker's Party of Korea in Pyongyang, North Korea, Monday, Oct. 10, 2022. (AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin)
            
              This photo provided by the North Korean government purports to show North Korea's military exercises at an undisclosed location in North Korea, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              This photo provided by the North Korean government purports to show North Korea's military exercises at an undisclosed location in North Korea, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              In this photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, third right, directs military personnel while inspecting military exercises at an undisclosed location in North Korea, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              This photo provided by the North Korean government purports to show North Korea's military exercises at an undisclosed location in North Korea, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              This photo provided by the North Korean government purports to show North Korea's military exercises at an undisclosed location in North Korea, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              This photo provided by the North Korean government purports to show military exercises at an undisclosed location in North Korea, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              In this photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center in white, inspects military exercises at an undisclosed location in North Korea, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              In this photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects military exercises at an undisclosed location in North Korea, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              This photo provided by the North Korean government purports to show North Korea's military exercises at an undisclosed location in North Korea, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              In this photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects military exercises at an undisclosed location in North Korea, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              A TV screen shows an image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his wife Ri Sol Ju during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Oct. 10, 2022. North Korea's recent barrage of missile launches were the simulated use of its tactical battlefield nuclear weapons to "hit and wipe out" potential South Korean and U.S. targets, state media reported Monday, as its leader Kim Jong Un signaled he would conduct more provocative tests. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
            
              Citizens enjoy the performance in Changjon Street on the occasion of the 77th founding anniversary of the Worker's Party of Korea in Pyongyang, North Korea, Monday, Oct. 10, 2022. (AP Photo/Cha Song Ho)
            
              A group of girls performs in Changjon Street on the occasion of the 77th founding anniversary of the Worker's Party of Korea in Pyongyang, North Korea, Monday, Oct. 10, 2022. (AP Photo/Cha Song Ho)
            
              Citizens visit the bronze statues of North Korea leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il on Mansu Hill on the occasion of the 77th founding anniversary of the Worker's Party of Korea in Pyongyang, North Korea, Monday, Oct. 10, 2022. (AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin)
            
              tudents visit the statues of North Korea leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il on Mansu Hill on the occasion of the 77th founding anniversary of the Worker's Party of Korea in Pyongyang, North Korea, Monday, Oct. 10, 2022. (AP Photo/Cha Song Ho)
            
              Citizens lay bouquets of flowers before the statues of North Korea leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il on the occasion of the 77th founding anniversary of the Worker's Party of Korea in Pyongyang, North Korea, Monday, Oct. 10, 2022. (AP Photo/Cha Song Ho)
            
              Citizens visit the bronze statues of North Korea leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il on Mansu Hill on the occasion of the 77th founding anniversary of the Worker's Party of Korea in Pyongyang, North Korea, Monday, Oct. 10, 2022. (AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin)
            
              This photo provided by the North Korean government purports to show North Korea's military exercises at an undisclosed location in North Korea, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              This photo provided by the North Korean government purports to show North Korea's military exercises at an undisclosed location in North Korea, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              In this photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, third right, directs military personnel while inspecting military exercises at an undisclosed location in North Korea, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              This photo provided by the North Korean government purports to show North Korea's military exercises at an undisclosed location in North Korea, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              This photo provided by the North Korean government purports to show North Korea's military exercises at an undisclosed location in North Korea, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              This photo provided by the North Korean government purports to show military exercises at an undisclosed location in North Korea, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              In this photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center in white, inspects military exercises at an undisclosed location in North Korea, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              In this photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects military exercises at an undisclosed location in North Korea, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              This photo provided by the North Korean government purports to show North Korea's military exercises at an undisclosed location in North Korea, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              In this photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects military exercises at an undisclosed location in North Korea, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              This photo provided by the North Korean government purports to show North Korea's military exercises at an undisclosed location in North Korea, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              This photo provided by the North Korean government purports to show North Korea's military exercises at an undisclosed location in North Korea, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              In this photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, third right, directs military personnel while inspecting military exercises at an undisclosed location in North Korea, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              This photo provided by the North Korean government purports to show North Korea's military exercises at an undisclosed location in North Korea, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              This photo provided by the North Korean government purports to show North Korea's military exercises at an undisclosed location in North Korea, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              This photo provided by the North Korean government purports to show military exercises at an undisclosed location in North Korea, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              In this photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center in white, inspects military exercises at an undisclosed location in North Korea, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              In this photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects military exercises at an undisclosed location in North Korea, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              This photo provided by the North Korean government purports to show North Korea's military exercises at an undisclosed location in North Korea, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              In this photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects military exercises at an undisclosed location in North Korea, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              In this photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects military exercises at an undisclosed location in North Korea, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              This photo provided on Oct. 10, 2022, by the North Korean government purports to show a missile test at an undisclosed location in North Korea, as taken sometime between Sept. 25 and Oct. 9. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              This photo provided on Oct. 10, 2022, by the North Korean government purports to show a missile test at an undisclosed location in North Korea, as taken sometime between Sept. 25 and Oct. 9. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              This photo provided on Oct. 10, 2022, by the North Korean government purports to show a missile test at an undisclosed location in North Korea, as taken sometime between Sept. 25 and Oct. 9. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              This photo provided on Oct. 10, 2022, by the North Korean government purports to show a missile test at an undisclosed location in North Korea, as taken sometime between Sept. 25 and Oct. 9. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              This photo provided on Oct. 10, 2022, by the North Korean government purports to show a missile test at an undisclosed location in North Korea, as taken sometime between Sept. 25 and Oct. 9. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              This photo provided on Oct. 10, 2022, by the North Korean government purports to show a missile test at an undisclosed location in North Korea, as taken sometime between Sept. 25 and Oct. 9. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
            
              This photo provided on Oct. 10, 2022, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects a missile test at an undisclosed location in North Korea, as taken sometime between Sept. 25 and Oct. 9. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
N. Korea confirms nuke missiles tests to ‘wipe out’ enemies