North Korea suspected to have conducted fifth nuclear test

September 9, 2016 1:07 AM

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North Korea suspected to have conducted fifth nuclear test

SEOUL A seismic tremor was recorded in an area around North Korea's known nuclear site on Friday, and was suspected to be the fifth nuclear test by the isolated nation, South Korea's Yonhap news agency said.

U.S., European and Chinese seismological agencies reported that the tremor was recorded at 0030 GMT at surface level.

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