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Fallout from next N. Korea nuke test could drift to Hokkaido

South Korean scientists are warning that radioactive fallout from another nuclear test by North Korea could reach Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido based on computer simulations of a possible leak. The Asahi Shimbun is reporting that the six nuke tests Pyongyang has conducted so far at its Punggye-ri facility have weakened a surrounding mountain so […]