North Korea pushes ahead with military parade training despite virus lockdown
Satellite imagery also suggests jets have joined preparations for parade scheduled for Feb. 8
North Korean soldiers conducted marching practice in Pyongyang on Wednesday despite the start of a five-day virus-related lockdown, suggesting that the leadership looks to push ahead with a military parade next month.
Planet Labs satellite imagery shows the soldiers training at a base in the capital early Wednesday, after authorities introduced the lockdown at midnight due to “rising” cases of respiratory illness.
Dozens of North Korean jets and other aircraft have also appeared to be training since earlier this month for the upcoming parade, according to NK Pro analysis of satellite imagery, a sign the
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