North Korea Building Tunnel for Possible Nuclear Test, Chosun Ilbo Reports

North Korea is building a tunnel at a site where it conducted two underground nuclear tests, the Chosun Ilbo newspaper reported, citing a South Korean intelligence official it didn’t identify. North Korea may be able to conduct a nuclear test as early as March at the rate the tunnel is being built at Punggyeri in the country’s northeastern corner, the Korean-language newspaper said.

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