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North Korea ‘preparing nuclear test’

February 21, 2011 Comments off

North Korea has started digging tunnels at its nuclear test site in apparent preparation for a third atomic detonation, a report said Sunday.

North Korea has started digging tunnels at its nuclear test site in apparent preparation for a third atomic detonation, a report said Sunday.  

The Tongchang-dong Missile and Space Launch Facility (lower center) in North Korea Photo: REUTERS
4:43PM GMT 20 Feb 2011

North Korea started building at least two new tunnels at its

facility in northeastern North Hamgyong province for a possible underground atomic test, according to a South Korean official.

The source told Yonhap news agency: “It is obvious evidence that it (the North) is preparing a third nuclear test.”

The report comes after Pyongyang racked Read more…