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Ryongchon: Before and after
Newly-taken satellite images have revealed the extent of the devastation in the North Korean town of Ryongchon.

At least 161 people are known to have died in a massive explosion near the town's railway station on 22 April. The blast is believed to have been caused by a power line striking wagons carrying oil and chemicals.

Before: image taken in 2003

After: 27 April 2004

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