North Korea conducted its second nuclear test of 2016 on Friday, showing an increased willingness and ability to perform these tests on a more regular basis.
The explosion triggered a seismic tremor of a magnitude around 5, indicating the test was stronger than a similar nuclear test the nation conducted in January.
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The strength of this test, and the speed with which North Korea was able to perform it so soon after the test earlier this year, indicate that the nation’s nuclear program is becoming more efficient, according to experts on the country. Read more…More about Nuclear Weapon, Missile, Nuclear Test, North Korea, and World
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