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N. Korea claims successful test of H-bomb

2017-09-03 15:38

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     SEOUL, Sept. 3 (Yonhap) -- North Korea said Sunday that it successfully conducted a test of a hydrogen bomb that can be loaded into a new intercontinental ballistic missile.

   North Korea's state-run TV broadcaster said that Pyongyang carried out the sixth nuclear test in a special announcement hours after an artificial earthquake was detected near its nuclear test site.

   An artificial earthquake with a 5.7 magnitude was detected at 12:29 p.m. near North Korea's nuclear site in the northeastern area.


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