On Sunday morning, North Korea conducted what appears its sixth nuclear test making an important step en route to become a nuclear power with offensive capabilities.
The test triggered tremor a tremor 10 times as powerful as that from its previous test in 2016. The eqarthquake was detected near the site of the previous nuclear tests.
— NK NEWS (@nknewsorg) 3 September 2017
The test followed an announcement that North Korea obtained a hydrogen bomb that could be mounted on an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).
“The H-bomb, the explosive power of which is adjustable from tens kiloton to hundreds kiloton, is a multi-functional thermonuclear nuke with great destructive power which can be detonated even at high altitudes for super-powerful EMP attack according to strategic goals,” the Korean Central News Agency said.
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