January 6, 2016 / 6:01 AM / 5 years ago

South Korea intelligence says North Korea test may not be H-bomb

A North Korean flag is pictured at its embassy in Beijing January 6, 2016. North Korea said it had successfully conducted a test of a miniaturised hydrogen nuclear device on Wednesday morning. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea’s intelligence agency said a device North Korea tested on Wednesday may not have been a hydrogen nuclear bomb, South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reported.

South Korea’s meteorological agency said separately that it had not detected any radiation after North Korea said it successfully conducted a hydrogen nuclear test.

Reporting by Se Young Lee, Meeyoung Cho, writing by Ju-min Park; Editing by Nick Macfie

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