Monday, September 13, 2004

Explosion: Yes. Forest Fire: No. Mountain: Gone. 

North Korea has finally spoken about last week's mysterious cloud and its cause. They claim to have blown up a mountain as part of a hydroelectric project. Word came through British Foreign Office Minister Bill Rammell, who says the explanation was given to him today by North Korean Foreign Minister Paek Nam Sun. The government is also reportedly allowing a British ambassador to visit the site, perhaps tomorrow.

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Posted by Beth Henderson at 9:46 AM