1. Seoul says North Korea may have conducted nuclear test: Yonhap

Seoul says North Korea may have conducted nuclear test: Yonhap

North Korea appears to have conducted a sixth nuclear test, the South's Yonhap News Agency said today citing military officials, just hours after Pyongyang claimed to have developed a hydrogen bomb that could be loaded into a long-range missile.

By: | Seoul | Published: September 3, 2017 10:10 AM
north korea, seoul, north korea nuclera test, North Hamgyeong Province, USGS, Pyongyang, north korea mining explosion USGS recorded what they described as a shallow 5.1- magnitude “mining explosion” 24 kilometres east northeast of Sungjibaegam in North Korea, in an updated report. (Reuters)

North Korea appears to have conducted a sixth nuclear test, the South’s Yonhap News Agency said today citing military officials, just hours after Pyongyang claimed to have developed a hydrogen bomb that could be loaded into a long-range missile. USGS recorded what they described as a shallow 5.1- magnitude “mining explosion” 24 kilometres east northeast of Sungjibaegam in North Korea, in an updated report. An artificial quake was detected at 12:36 p.m. (local time) in areas in the North Hamgyeong Province, the Korea Meteorological Administration told AFP.

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