May 29, 2024
Analysis

Major demolition underway in central Pyongyang’s Moranbong district: imagery

Latest development follows string of projects ongoing in area around Arch of Triumph

A large city block located near the Arch of Triumph in central Pyongyang is currently being demolished, satellite imagery reveals, as the North Korean capital continues to see major construction upgrades.

Situated along the main road between the Arch and the Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum, the block of mostly decades-old four-to-five-story apartment buildings began to be flattened in the last week of November, a review of satellite imagery provided by Planet Labs shows.

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