By: Lu Hsin-hui and Evelyn Kao
Taipei, Sept. 3 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) called a national security
meeting Sunday after North Korea allegedly conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test to date earlier that day, according to the Presidential Office.
North Korea appears to have carried out another nuclear test, South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reported, citing military sources.
South Korea’s military revealed the information, citing seismic activity detected in the vicinity of the North’s nuclear test site.
The 5.7 magnitude “artificial earthquake” that occurred in the Punggye-ri area at around 12:29 p.m. is “presumed” to be a result of the North’s sixth nuclear test, the military said. [FULL STORY]