Up to 200 workers could have been killed after a tunnel collapsed at North Korea’s nuclear test site, according to a media report.
Japanese broadcaster TV Asahi said around 100 people were trapped when the unfinished tunnel caved in at the Punggye-ri site, which lies south of the Mantapsan mountain, 50 miles from the border with China.
The Telegraph reported that the incident occurred on Oct. 10, citing South Korean news agency Yonhap.
Another 100 people could have died in a second collapse as they attempted to rescue their trapped colleagues, TV Asahi reported.
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