North Korea possibly tested components of hydrogen bomb on January 6 - CNN | Reuters

WASHINGTON North Korea might have attempted to test components of a hydrogen bomb on Jan. 6, CNN reported on Thursday, citing an unnamed U.S. official.

North Korea tested a nuclear device on Jan. 6 that it said was a hydrogen bomb.

U.S. State Department spokesman Mark Toner told reporters earlier on Thursday that the United States still believes that Pyongyang did not test a hydrogen bomb.

(This version of the story corrects to show components possibly tested on January 6)

(Reporting by Eric Beech)

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Updated Date: Jan 29, 2016 04:16 AM

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