August 13, 2022

North Korea says it conducted test to bolster its “strategic nuclear deterrent”

Test is second at the Sohae Satellite Launching Ground in the past week and comes as U.S. official set to visit ROK

North Korea on Friday night conducted another test at its Sohae Satellite Launching Ground, state media reported Saturday, describing it as part of recent efforts to strengthen the state's nuclear deterrence.

A report released by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) did not specify what kind of test it was, but said that the "crucial test was successfully conducted ... from 22:41 to 22:48 on December 13."