The collapse happened at the Pukyung nuclear test site in the north-east of the country on October 10, according to South Korea’s Yonhap news agency.
A North Korean official said the collapse happened during the construction of an underground tunnel, the agency reports.
Some 100 people are said to have been trapped by the initial tunnel collapse, with a further 100 lost in a second collapse during a rescue operation, Japan’s TV Asahi reported Tuesday.
The accident is believed to have been caused by Kim Joing-un’s sixth nuclear test on March 3 which weakened the mountain, according to the report. (thesun)
A tunnel at an underground North Korea atomic site has fell with up to 200 individuals dreaded dead, as indicated by reports.
The crumple occurred at the Pukyung atomic test site in the north-east of the country on October 10, as indicated by South Korea’s Yonhap news organization.
A North Korean authority said the fall occurred amid the development of an underground tunnel, the organization reports.
Around 100 individuals are said to have been caught by the underlying passage crumple, with a further 100 lost in a moment fall amid a security operation, Japan’s TV Asahi detailed Tuesday.
The mischance is accepted to have been caused by Kim Joing-un’s 6th atomic test on March 3 which debilitated the mountain, as indicated by the report.