military

North Korean Nuclear Test Site COLLAPSES Killing At Least 200

Published

on

Interesting. This is not being reported in the US yet. Evidently, around October 10th, after North Korea’s 6th nuclear test, a nuclear site tunnel collapsed killing at least 200. 100 died when it came down and another 100 died in a second collapse trying to rescue them. There is no word on how extensive the radiation leak is from this catastrophe either. This happened at the Punggye-ri nuclear test site in the northeast of North Korea. People fear a massive radioactive leak which could spark a Chernobyl- or Fukushima-style disaster.

A North Korean official said the collapse happened during the construction of an underground tunnel, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reports. The South Koreans are aware of this report, but so far know nothing about it. The collapse is believed to have been triggered by Kim Jong-Un’s sixth nuclear test on September 3rd, which weakened the mountain. Reports surfaced earlier this year that the mountain under which the nuclear base is believed to be hidden, was at risk of collapsing and leaking radiation.

According to experts, if the peak of that mountain crumbles, clouds of radioactive dust and gas would blanket the region. The Punggye-ri test site is carved deep into the side of Mount Mantap. Geophysicist Wen Lianxing and his team at the University of Science and Technology of China in Hefei, Anhui province, said they were “confident” underground detonations were occurring underneath the mountain. They composed an analysis of more than 100 seismic monitoring sites across China. All the nuclear tests happened under the same mountain.

Seismic data showed the underground test triggered an earthquake of magnitude 6.3, around ten times more powerful than the fifth test a year ago. That particular blast caused multiple landslides on the mountain. Chinese nuclear weapons researcher and chair of the China Nuclear Society Wang Naiyan said that a collapse could spark a major environmental disaster. “We call it ‘taking the roof off’. If the mountain collapses and the hole is exposed, it will let out many bad things. A 100 kiloton bomb is a relatively large bomb. The North Korean government should stop the tests as they pose a huge threat not only to North Korea but to other countries, especially China.”

There aren’t many mountains in North Korea that would be suitable for such a nuclear test. If the North simply drilled into the side of the mountain, this would massively increase the risk of “blowing the top off.” News of this tunnel collapse is now emerging after Russia and the US have both flown nuclear bombers near the country as tensions grow over Kim’s nuke threats. He’s still threatening to detonate a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific. The bombs are being detonated underground to prevent the spread of radiation and to cloak them in secrecy.

The release of radiation from an underground nuclear explosion – an effect known as “venting” – would give away clues to the technical composition and size of the device. Some analysts put the yield of the weapon as high as 280 kilotons. Satellite images of the Punngye-ri site taken immediately after the test revealed significant damage to surface features, including landslips.

On October 17th, a study published by the US-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins University suggested the sixth underground test at the site had caused “substantial damage to the existing tunnel network under Mount Mantap.” It added that there is a possibility that the site is suffering “Tired mountain syndrome,” although there were no indications that it was being abandoned for future nuclear tests. The South Koreans now fear that if another nuclear test is conducted at the site, the mountain will collapse entirely causing a radioactive catastrophe. The extent of damage and contamination at the site because of the tunnel collapses is still unknown at this time.

Chinese scientists have issued similar warnings, suggesting that nuclear fallout could spread across “an entire hemisphere” if the mountain did collapse. Whatever is going on at that nuclear site, it is having catastophic results and could become even deadlier.

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

California School District Claims Sexual Assault Victims Were 'At Fault'! They Were Special Needs Kids! California School District Claims Sexual Assault Victims Were 'At Fault'! They Were Special Needs Kids!
Politics2 hours ago

California School District Claims Sexual Assault Victims Were ‘At Fault’! They Were Special Needs Kids!

Redlands High School math teacher Kevin Patrick Kirland was arrested in 2016 for having sex with several special needs students...

Dick Durbin Revealed Why He Lied About The President's Use of S***hole? Dick Durbin Revealed Why He Lied About The President's Use of S***hole?
News11 hours ago

Dick Durbin Revealed Why He Lied About The President’s Use of S***hole?

Sen. Dick Durbin previously accused President Donald Trump olast wek of referring to African countries as “s***holes” during a meeting...

News13 hours ago

New Jersey Embraces The Anti-Christie: Murphy To Create Super-Sanctuary State

Chris Christie’s replacement as New Jersey’s next governor is about to take office. Former Ambassador to Germany Phil Murphy is...

culture15 hours ago

Californian S***hole: San Francisco Public Defecation Map Reveals Deep Doo Doo

As long as everyone is hyperventilating over President Trump’s alleged ‘sh*thole’ comment, I thought it would be timely to discuss...

race17 hours ago

Chelsea Handler Strangely Claims It’s Up To White People To Honor MLK

Netflix talk show host Chelsea Handler went off the deep end on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. She really should...

Thirteen Starving Siblings Found Chained to Bed By Parents in California Home Thirteen Starving Siblings Found Chained to Bed By Parents in California Home
culture1 day ago

Thirteen Starving Siblings Found Chained to Bed By Parents in California Home

13 siblings, aged 2 to 29, were discovered malnurished, starving, and chained to their beds in California after one of the...

News1 day ago

Grand Jury Empaneled In $10 Million Fraud Probe Involving Bernie and Jane Sanders

What did you really expect from a couple of socialists like Bernie and Jane Sanders? Once a socialist, always a...

Chelsea Manning’s First Political Ad Is Out And It Is Very Awkward [VIDEO] Chelsea Manning’s First Political Ad Is Out And It Is Very Awkward [VIDEO]
Politics1 day ago

Chelsea Manning’s First Political Ad Is Out And It Is Very Awkward [VIDEO]

Chelsea Manning announced last week that he’s running for Senate in Maryland and he has already put out a campaign...

Donald Trump2 days ago

Jeff Flake Will Compare Trump’s Attacks On Media To Stalin In Upcoming Speech

Shame on Arizona Republican Senator Jeff Flake. Part of his upcoming speech has been leaked and in it he will...

Donald Trump2 days ago

Schumer Defends Tricky Dick Durbin Over Charge He Lied About ‘Sh*thole Countries’

Dick Durbin is hands down one of the most dishonest men out there. I’m convinced he lied about President Trump’s...

Recent Comments

Copyright © 2017 IHaveTheTruth.com