Parts of controversial US anti-missile system moved to South Korean site

Seoul, South Korea( CNN) Parts of a US-built anti-missile system designed to mitigate the risk of being North Korean missiles have been moved to the planned deployment area in South Korea as pressures with the nuclear-armed country escalate.

Trucks drag components of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense( THAAD) method rolled into the area in North Gyeongsang province, according to a statement issued from the South Korean Defense Ministry on Wednesday.

“Both South Korea and the United States have been working to secure the operational capability of the THAAD system of preparing for North Korea’s boosted nuclear-missile threat, ” the statement mentioned.