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N. Korea camouflages nuclear test site: report

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North Korea has covered the entrance to a tunnel at its nuclear test site in an apparent effort to avoid satellite monitoring ahead of a widely expected detonation, a report said Friday. 

This combination of GeoEye Satellite Images captured January 4, 2013 (L) and January 23, 2013 shows the Punggye-ri nuclear test facility in North Korea. North Korea has covered the entrance to a tunnel at its nuclear test site in an apparent effort to avoid satellite monitoring ahead of a widely expected detonation, a report said Friday.

The Punggye-ri site, which has three tunnel entrances and multiple support buildings, has been closely monitored by US, South Korean and Japanese intelligence since North Korea ramped up its test threats just over a week ago.

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