Park warns of possible nuclear disaster in NK

March 24, 2014 5:35 PM

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Park warns of possible nuclear disaster in NK

THE HAGUE ― President Park Geun-hye warned during a TV interview broadcast here Sunday that a potentially devastating nuclear accident could occur in the North Korean city of Yongbyon and be potentially worse in scale than the 1986 Chernobyl incident.

The Chernobyl nuclear accident in today’s Ukraine is one of only two nuclear disasters classified as a maximum level-seven occurrence in the International Nuclear Event Scale along with the 2011 Fukushima incident.

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