Guam is just a small part of America, in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, and it is in the range of the North Korea missile. If the North Korea struck the missile Guam would be the first to be destroyed. That’s why today island of Guam was in the spotlight of the news.
The Guam is a small territory surrounded by beautiful beaches in 12 miles at its widest point. The population of 163,000 peoples only. It is also home to American air base, they used it as a strategic base. But still, the life run normally hear. It is again got caught between the world war of united state and North Korea.
The local residence Mrs. Sokala said, “Everyone is nervous, but I think it is our families out there stateside that are more nervous for us.”
Since 1898 Guam’s has been an American territory. When the war between Spanish- American broke out and Spain surrendered.
This land also has been threatened by the North Korean in past as the home base for nuclear-equipped bombers that have the capacity to strike the reclusive nation. Tests of North Korea’s own missiles suggest that now, the island is within their range.
Guam has military bases and the service members stationed within it. One-third of the Island is owned by the United State military.
On Wednesday official argued about the event. Eddie Baza Calvo the governor of Guam said there not a change in the threats on the island the safety of the residence is at stake. Visitors are getting less day by day. Despite the military base game, it is still a tourist destination.
The threat from both sides is dangerous for the Guam island, the tension is rising. But whatever the situation is local have fates in their leader.
“Our governor assures us that this threat is nothing to panic about, and we trust him,” Ms. Sokala said. “We’re just trying not to think about it too much.”