North Korea video shows bombing of US, missile launches - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

N. Korean video shows bombing of US city

North Korea released a video showing the bombing of a U.S. city, but the footage is from the video game 'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III. (Source: Uriminzokkiri/YouTube) North Korea released a video showing the bombing of a U.S. city, but the footage is from the video game 'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III. (Source: Uriminzokkiri/YouTube)
  • InternationalMore>>

  • World leaders urge Syria cease-fire as fighting escalates

    World leaders urge Syria cease-fire as fighting escalates

    Thursday, February 22 2018 5:14 AM EST2018-02-22 10:14:18 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 7:36 PM EST2018-02-23 00:36:53 GMT
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is calling for the European Union to step up pressure on Russia and Iran to end the violence in Syria.More >>
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is calling for the European Union to step up pressure on Russia and Iran to end the violence in Syria.More >>
  • Led by Gigi Hadid, next-gen supermodels fill Milan runways

    Led by Gigi Hadid, next-gen supermodels fill Milan runways

    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:24 PM EST2018-02-22 18:24:53 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 7:24 PM EST2018-02-23 00:24:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni). Model Gigi Hadid wears a creation as part of the Fendi women's Fall/Winter 2018-2019 collection, presented during the Milan Fashion Week, in Milan, Italy, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.(AP Photo/Antonio Calanni). Model Gigi Hadid wears a creation as part of the Fendi women's Fall/Winter 2018-2019 collection, presented during the Milan Fashion Week, in Milan, Italy, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.
    The next generation of supermodels out in force on the second day of Milan Fashion Week.More >>
    The next generation of supermodels out in force on the second day of Milan Fashion Week.More >>
  • Turkey to develop unmanned tanks, president says

    Turkey to develop unmanned tanks, president says

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 9:45 AM EST2018-02-21 14:45:04 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 7:08 PM EST2018-02-23 00:08:08 GMT
    (Pool Photo via AP). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, holding an olive branch arrives to deliver a speech at an event in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. Erdogan said Turkish troops involved in the month-long offensive, codenamed 'Operat...(Pool Photo via AP). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, holding an olive branch arrives to deliver a speech at an event in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. Erdogan said Turkish troops involved in the month-long offensive, codenamed 'Operat...
    Turkey's president says the country will develop unmanned tanks to minimize risk to soldiers in combat.More >>
    Turkey's president says the country will develop unmanned tanks to minimize risk to soldiers in combat.More >>

(RNN) – A video posted to YouTube by North Korea shows a man dreaming of space exploration and the nuclear destruction of a U.S. city that resembles New York.

The video opens with a boy sleeping next to a camera, as an instrumental version of We Are the World segues into dreams of space exploration, a unified Korea peninsula and the bombing of a U.S. city.

"Somewhere in the United States, black clouds of smoke are billowing," captions say in the video, according to The Telegraph. "It seems that the nest of wickedness is ablaze with the fire started by itself."

However, Forbes reports the footage of the bombing is lifted from the video game Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III.

North Korea's official website Uriminzokkiri posted the video Saturday, and it has more than 60,000 views.

The country's leaders said they soon will begin nuclear testing. North Korea successfully launched a long-rage rocket in December 2012, which resulted in more sanctions by the United Nations.

The launch was in violation of U.N. resolutions banning the country from missile or nuclear technology that were put in place after controlled nuclear detonations in 2006 and 2009.

South Korea and U.S. forces began joint military drills Monday.

Copyright 2013 Raycom News Network. All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly