North korea uses nuclear weapons

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Washington (AP) -- The North Koreans have used nuclear weapons on Seoul South Korea. At approximately 2:37am Washington time reports came over the wire that a large explosion with a bright light and mushroom cloud could be seen and heard on the peninsula. Confirmed reports indicate nuclear radiation around the area of Seoul.

Several US installations were badly damaged or destroyed with this blast. There has been no communication with Osan AFB since the blast. The US Army camps south of the DMZ are also not communicating and feared destroyed.

A response from Pyongyang says that this is the first salvo in the war against the South and the United States.

Japan's military has gone on high alert. Other outlining areas have also gone on high alert. China has not made any statements publicly but are believed to be sending representatives to Pyongyang to see the young lead and discuss what they have done.