July 04, 2022

North Korean parade likely imminent: Kim Il Sung Square busy and roads closed

Likely military parade could begin as early as twilight, but it’s unclear when state media will air footage

Large numbers of people were seen walking towards Kim Il Sung Square and nearby roads were blocked off late on Monday afternoon, informed sources told NK News, the latest signs that North Korea will imminently celebrate a key holiday with a military parade.

Arterial bridges across the Taedong River that feed into the square were also partially closed, the sources said, adding that visitors were prohibited from riverside areas in the center of the city.