June 20, 2021

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North Korea conducts blackout exercises and mass evacuation drills: Sources

Rare drills spotted outside of Pyongyang, especially on east coast, sources say

North Korea conducted rare blackout exercises and mass evacuation drills in secondary, tertiary cities and towns last week, multiple sources told NK News on condition of anonymity on Saturday.

The wartime preparations were not observed in Pyongyang, further sources said, and were restricted to locations outside of the capital - particularly on the east coast of the country.