South Korean media Yonhap reporting some headlines that, to me at least, appear very misleading

(bolding is mine)

  • South Korea's military said Monday it conducted a combined live-fire exercise targeting North Korea's nuclear test site

Then, more clarity from Yonhap (bolding is mine):

  • In the drill, the Hyunmoo surface-to-surface missile and the F-15K's long-range air-to-ground missile accurately hit designated targets in the East Sea, according to the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS).
  • The South's military, in particular, said the range to the simulated targets were set in consideration of the North's Punggye-ri nuclear test site in its northeastern province.

Here is the tweet from Yonhap:

Sheesh ....

maybe its just me but I reckon

  • "targeting North Korea's nuclear test site"

that is very misleading.

I saw plenty of retweets and tweets using those words ... I glanced at yen rates and they were not moving too much so I concluded the "targeting North Korea's nuclear test site" was not what it seemed, hence my more restrained tweet and post: