North Korea releases video threatening strike on DC, if provoked

- North Korea released a disturbing video Saturday threatening a nuclear strike on Washington. 

The four-minute long video shows burning American flags, text and, finally, a computer-generated image showing a nuclear missile striking the National Mall. 

“If the American imperialists provoke us a bit, we will not hesitate to slap them with a preemptive nuclear strike,” the video says in Korean, according to the New York Times

This is not the first time North Korea has threatened a U.S. city-- in 2013, the country released a similar video showing Manhattan being bombed and another showing President Obama in flames. 

Watch the full video below. 

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