Homes demolished in path of long-stalled Sino-DPRK “bridge to nowhere”: imagery
New Yalu River Bridge, completed in 2013, may finally be connected to North Korean roads
Six years after nearly completing the modern New Yalu River Bridge crossing the Sino-DPRK border at its westernmost edge, it appears work has finally begun this week to connect the bridge to North Korean roads, satellite imagery reveals.
Road path clearing and the demolition of small homes to the east of the bridge terminus on the North Korean side has occurred since September 15, NK Pro analysis finds, according to a comparison of medium-resolution satellite imagery provided by Planet Labs.
The shape of the clearing and demolition form a clear path from the bridge along the
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