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Pyongyang handed over millions of shells to Russia: intelligence data released in Seoul

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar May14,2024

Pyongyang handed over millions of shells to Russia: intelligence data released in Seoul

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North Korea has provided Russia with a large number of containers with weapons, the number of which can reach up to 3 million artillery shells.

Yonhap reports this with reference to the South Korean Defense Minister.

Yonhap reports this with reference to the South Korean Defense Minister.

Yonhap reports this with reference to the South Korean Defense Minister. p>

It is noted that, according to the calculations of the South Korean Minister of Defense, since September 2023, after the summit between their leaders, the DPRK has sent about 6,700 containers with ammunition to Russia — this is enough to accommodate approximately 3 million 152mm artillery shells or 500,000 122mm artillery shells.

South Korea's intelligence agency, NIS, also said it was looking into suspicions that North Korean weapons that were made in the 1970s, the DPRK government provided Russia for the war in Ukraine "… amid deepening military cooperation between Pyongyang and Moscow.” South Korea's National Intelligence Service announced an investigation affairs.

Prepared by: Sergey Daga

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my natasha@thetimeshub.in 1-800-268-7116

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