A tunnel near the North Korean nuclear test site collapsed recently trapping 200 people who are feared dead besides sparking concerns of radiation leakage.
About 100 people were trapped inside when the unfinished tunnel at the North's Punggye-ri nuclear test site collapsed, and an additional 100 people could have been killed while trying to rescue those trapped as a second collapse occurred, Japan's TV Asahi reported.
The broadcaster said the collapse took place around 10 September.
Monitors have previously picked up seismic shocks at North Korea's main nuclear testing site that are consistent with a major collapse.
Experts have said a series of tremors and landslides near the nuclear test base probably mean the country's sixth and largest blast on 3 September has destabilised the region, and the Punggye-ri nuclear site may not be used for much longer to test nuclear weapons.
Chinese scientists have warned that if the whole mountain collapsed, radiation could escape and drift across the region.
South Korean military has announced plans to develop ‘Frankenmissile to powerful enough to counter North Koreas missile and nuclear capabilities. The Army in its National Assemblys Defense Committee annual parliamentary report stated that they would develop ‘Hyunmoo IV surface-to-surface missile powerful enough to destroy North Koreas underground military facilities,
North Korea has been spotted moving more ballistic missiles from a rocket facility in the capital Pyongyang, South Korea's Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) reported late Friday sparking fears Kim Jong-un is preparing another nuclear test outrage. The report cited an unnamed intelligence source saying South Korean and U
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