Hydrogen bomb in NKorea’s biggest nuclear test yet

Source: Hydrogen bomb in NKorea’s biggest nuclear test yet

DEBKAfile Special Report September 3, 2017, 8:12 AM (IDT)

North Korea celebrated its sixth and most powerful nuclear test Sunday, boasting it had launched a hydrogen bomb outfitted for intercontinental ballistic missiles. The US Geological Survey recorded a 6.3 magnitude earth tremor, felt and confirmed in Seoul and China, from North Korea’s test side in Punggye-ri in the northeast region. It was manmade and attributed to this test, which seismic experts with Norway’s Norsar believe had an explosive yield of about 120 kilotons.

The Vienna-based Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty said the test is evidence that North Korea’s nuclear program is “advancing rapidly.”

Seismologists also noted a second tremor of a 4.1 magnitude, which occurred at the same location minutes after the first one and they categorized as a “collapse.”

As tensions around the peninsula ratcheted up further, US National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster addressed the test in an emergency phone call with his South Korean counterpart, Chung Eui-yong, for about 20 minutes after the detonation.

No response was forthcoming from the White House or the State Department.

The North Korean leader Kim Jng-un inspected the new H-bomb at his nation’s Nuclear Weapons Institute, according to a Sunday statement from the state-run Korean News Agency. The bomb was portrayed as part of North Korea’s stated program to build a nuclear arsenal capable of reaching the U.S. mainland.

In July, North Korea conducted a pair of ICBM tests for the first time.

Weeks after a North Korean ballistic missile flew over Japanese air space, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe issued a statement on Sunday saying “If North Korea has indeed gone ahead with

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2 Comments on “Hydrogen bomb in NKorea’s biggest nuclear test yet”

  1. joopklepzeiker Says:

    N. Korea tested hydrogen bomb that can be mounted on ICBM – state TV


    North Korea says it has developed ‘advanced hydrogen bomb’ that can be fitted on ICBM

  2. wingate Says:

    Hitler should have been taken out before it was too late, and the same goes for the North Korean Dictator.

    History Shows us that mankind does not learn from history…

    Therefore the world could soon Face total destruction…

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