Satellite images show scale of planned North Korea parade

Pedestrians make their way along a street in Pyongyang on October 8, 2015 as North Korea gears up for a massive military parade to mark the 70th anniversary of the ruling Workers' PartySatellite imagery from North Korea shows it has amassed hundreds of trucks, armoured vehicles, troops and horses for a massive military parade to mark Saturday’s 70th anniversary of the ruling Workers’ Party. The North traditionally marks major anniversaries with large-scale shows of strength in a display of patriotic fervour and observers say this weekend’s spectacle could be one of the biggest in history. Images obtained on October 6 by the US-Korea Institute think tank at Johns Hopkins University show a sprawling training ground in Pyongyang featuring some 800 tents, 700 trucks and 200 armoured vehicles ahead of Saturday’s spectacle.

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