August 10, 2022

Big event underway or imminent in Pyongyang, satellite imagery suggests

Buses fill key hotel parking lot in North Korean capital in sign of major political conference

A big event or political conference appears to be underway or planned for the coming days in Pyongyang, NK News analysis reveals.

According to Planet Labs satellite imagery, the parking lot of the April 25 Hotel in southeast Pyongyang appeared to be filled with dozens of buses on Wednesday — a sure sign that thousands of people have gathered in the capital for an event.