Aid group reports 110 North Koreans killed in explosion
Tuesday, June 19, 2007
The incident occurred in North Pyongan Province on June 9 when one of the villagers lit a match near a cracked segment of the pipeline, setting off fuel vapours.
"Informed sources told us that about 110 people were killed in the blast," Noh Oh-jae, an official for the group Good Friends, said.
The National Intelligence Service in South Korea says it cannot confirm the reports.
- Kwang-Tae Kim, AP. "Aid group: 110 die in N.Korea blast" — , June 19, 2007
- KN Staff Reporter. "110 people killed in North Korean pipe blast" — , June 19, 2007
- Agencies. "N Korea blast 'kills dozens'" — , June 19, 2007