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Defiant N. Korea stages rally amid nuclear fears

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Hundreds of thousands of North Koreans rallied Friday in the freezing cold to revel in the country's rocket launch as South Korea voiced concern that its rival could follow up with a third nuclear test.  

A North Korean TV image on December 14, 2012 shows a mass rally to celebrate the state's long-range rocket launch, in Kim Il-Sung Square, Pyongyang. Hundreds of thousands of North Koreans rallied in the freezing cold to revel in the launch as South Korea voiced concern that its rival could follow up with a third nuclear test.

The enormous rally in central Pyongyang came two days after the launch of the rocket and just ahead of Monday's anniversary of the death of new leader Kim Jong-Un's father.

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