After months of delays, Kim Jong Un’s premier hospital could soon open up
A workers’ base camp was recently removed from Pyongyang General Hospital-related construction grounds
North Korea may be preparing to open Kim Jong Un’s premier Pyongyang hospital project months after it missed its deadline and was indefinitely delayed, according to NK Pro analysis of satellite imagery.
As of late January, 18 clusters of apparent construction worker barracks or storage units were visible up the road from the Pyongyang General Hospital. But nearly all of these clusters were removed by Feb. 17, Planet Labs medium-resolution satellite imagery shows.
Kim Jong Un first ordered the Pyongyang General Hospital to be built in under seven months starting in March 2020, with its opening date
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