Media: North Korea could carry out a nuclear test
According to NHK, the country recorded an earthquake of magnitude 5.6, which may indicate an underground nuclear test.
TOKYO, September 3. /TASS/. North Korea could carry out a new, already the sixth nuclear test.
This was reported by Japanese public television NHK.
It is noted that on the territory of the DPRK was recorded earthquake of magnitude 5.6, which may indicate an underground nuclear test.
Previously, South Korean intelligence recognized that the North Korean authorities have completed preparations to conduct a nuclear test at two underground tunnels at the site of the Pung-ri in the northeast of the country.
Since 2006, North Korea conducted five nuclear tests in 2006, 2009, 2013, and two in 2016. This was followed by the sanctions of the UN Security Council against Pyongyang. In March this year, the military of the Republic of Korea stated that the DPRK began preparations for the testing of nuclear devices of new type.