April 17, 2024

N.Korea threatens to wipe out New York with hydrogen bomb

Pyongyang claims their thermonuclear device more powerful than Soviet-made ‘King of Bombs’

North Korean state media on Monday claimed that its hydrogen bomb is advanced enough to carry out a strike on New York City and wipe out the entire populace of the metropolis.

Pyongyang also claimed that its bomb power exceeds the explosive radius of the most powerful bomb in history, the Tsar Bomba, also known as the “King of Bombs."

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