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North Korea may have conducted sixth nuclear test: Yonhap
September 3, 2017 / 4:03 AM / 3 months ago

North Korea may have conducted sixth nuclear test: Yonhap

SEOUL (Reuters) - An earthquake 5.6 was recorded on Sunday in North Korea near the country’s known nuclear test site Punggye-ri, Yonhap news agency reported, citing South Korea’s meteorological agency.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un provides guidance on a nuclear weapons program in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang September 3, 2017. KCNA via REUTERS

The quake appeared to have been man-made, Yonhap quoted the agency as saying, suggesting the isolated country had conducted a sixth nuclear test.

Reporting by Soyoung Kim; Editing by Himani Sarkar

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