New road, bridge upgrades point to military parade preparations in Pyongyang
Satellite imagery suggests North Korea could be planning a major display of heavy weaponry in October
A main bridge in the North Korean capital appears to have been reinforced in recent weeks and a new road has been built from a military parade training compound, NK Pro analysis of satellite imagery reveals, suggesting planning for an expected military parade in October continues apace.
The developments come alongside new construction in the large-scale project to build what are likely military vehicle storage facilities and to expand streets within the Mirim parade training grounds.
The Mirim compound has been used by the North Korean military in the past to practice displays of troop
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