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N.Korea tells China of nuclear test plan: report

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A North Korean official has apparently told Chinese authorities that the communist state is planning to conduct a third nuclear test in the coming week, a news report said on Saturday. 

This file photo shows South Koreans watching a television broadcast about North Korea's nuclear test, in Seoul, October 9, 2006. A N.Korean official has apparently told Chinese authorities that the communist state is planning to conduct a third nuclear test in the coming week, a news report claimed on Saturday.

"We've heard a North Korean official in Beijing told the Chinese side that the North planned to carry out a nuclear test between January 13-20," the Joongang Ilbo daily quoted an unidentified Seoul official as saying.

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