As a result of collapse of a tunnel at the nuclear test site in North Korea at least 100 people were killed under the rubble and at least 100 were killed during the rescue operation, according to Japanese media.
We are talking about the largest North Korean test site for nuclear testing, Pungere in the Northern part of the DPRK.
There are concerns that the disaster may lead to high levels of radiation over the Korean Peninsula.
Previously, experts expressed concerns about the fact that the recent series of nuclear tests in North Korea could lead to the collapse of a tunnel at the site of Pungere.
Recall, September 3, at the site of Pungere was held the sixth nuclear test in the DPRK. The government of North Korea announced the successful test of the hydrogen bomb, which can be incorporated in the new warhead Intercontinental ballistic missiles. The message about the sixth nuclear test was aired by state television of the DPRK, it stressed that testing on a special test site were successful and radiation leaks were not. According to experts, the power of the explosion was about 70 kilotons.
All six nuclear tests in North Korea were underground.
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