170+ buildings under construction at mammoth new North Korean tourist resort
Development could be aimed at attracting South Korean tourism in the future, sources suggest
At least 170 buildings are being constructed at a mammoth new tourist resort zone on North Korea’s Wonsan Kalma peninsula, NK Pro analysis of April 27-dated Planet Labs Skysat satellite imagery shows.
The full scale of the project – first announced in Kim Jong Un’s 2018 New Year Speech and being built at ultra-rapid pace by what appear to be thousands of soldier workers – has to date not been revealed in official DPRK state media coverage.
But high-resolution Skysat imagery and ground-level North Korean state media images together reveal a construction site over 4.5km in length
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