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North Korea says it conducted successful hydrogen bomb test

This is the fourth time it has detonated a nuclear device

6th January, 2016
The mushroom cloud after a nuclear explosion Pic: Pixabay

North Korea said it successfully tested its first hydrogen bomb, the fourth time it has detonated a nuclear device and a move that reignites tensions with neighbours including China after months of calm.

The regime in Pyongyang tested a hydrogen device at 10 a.m. local time, its official Korean Central News Agency said. The explosion was initially detected as a magnitude 5.1 earthquake by the US Geological Survey.

North Korea carried out the test “safely” and...

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