North Korea building new missile launch pad as country celebrates ‘national nuclear force’

North Korea appears to be building another missile launch pad on the same site it used to shock the world by launching its first ICBM earlier in the year.

New satellite pictures – taken by Image Sat International – show construction work at the Panghyon Aircraft Factory in North Pyongyang.

The images emerged as the country was celebrating after this week’s launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile by North Korea capable of targeting all of the U.S. mainland, potentially with a nuclear warhead.

Crowds celebrated with fireworks and dancing street parties.

NORTH KOREA’S LATEST ICBM HAS POTENTIAL TO REACH WASHINGTON, SEOUL SAYS

North Korean General Pak Young Sik told crowds the country had “successfully realized” a “national nuclear force.”

South Korean officials said on Friday that, as alarming as this week’s launch was, the new ICBM isn’t fool-proof. South Korean defense official Yeo Suk-Joo said “additional verification” was…

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