North Korea carried out a “successful” hydrogen bomb test Wednesday morning, the communist country claimed.
The announcement came in a special announcement on state-run television.
A magnitude-5.1 earthquake had been detected at a North Korean nuclear test site that was suspected of being “man-made.”
A confirmed successful test would mark a big step toward Pyongyang’s goal of building a warhead that can be mounted on a missile capable of reaching the U.S. mainland.
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