US aircraft carrier-led strike group headed toward Korean Peninsula

Source: CNN

A US aircraft carrier-led strike group is headed toward the Western Pacific Ocean near the Korean Peninsula, a US defense official confirmed to CNN.The move of the Vinson strike group is in response to recent North Korean provocations, the official said.Adm. Harry Harris, the commander of US Pacific Command, directed the USS Carl Vinson strike group to sail north to the Western Pacific after departing Singapore on Saturday, Pacific Command announced.

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Categories: Asia, North Korea

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