May 26, 2024
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N. Korea’s “nuclear backpacks” appear on $850 oil paintings

Painting made one month after debut of nuclear backpacks at Victory Day parade in July

Oil paintings of North Korean soldiers carrying "nuclear backpacks" have appeared for sale at a Pyongyang arts and souvenir shop, pictures released Friday by Koryo Tours have shown.

The paintings, which portray a North Korean soldier carrying a "nuclear backpack," cost $850 USD and were painted in August 2013 – according to photographer and Koryo Tours' guide Simon Cockerell.

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