Sunday, October 08, 2006

That's da bomb!

Well, well..sounds like it'll be a busy week for us. Not for nothing, but rest assured that we're all okay over here.

N. Korea claims success in nuclear test

SEOUL, Oct. 9 (Yonhap) -- North Korea announced Monday that it successfully conducted an underground nuclear test.In a report by the North's official Korean Central News Agency, the communist regime said the test earlier Monday was carried out safely and successfully."The nuclear test was conducted by 100 percent of our wisdom and technology," it said.There was no danger including leaks of radioactivity, it added.South Korea's presidential office Cheong Wa Dae said the country's state intelligence agency detected a 3.58 magnitude seismic tremor in the North's remote area of North Hamgyeong Province at around 10 a.m."The intelligence was immediately reported to President Roh Moo-hyun," Roh's spokesman Yoon Tae-young said. "Related countries are in consulation on the issue."Roh immediately called an emergency meeting of related ministers to discuss countermeasures.lcd@yna.co.kr

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