CC05N0121H_2013資料照片_N71_copy1Recent emergency drills carried out by the 39th Army Group of the People’s Liberation Army suggest that North Korea could be preparing to conduct a fourth nuclear test, reports the website of Hong Kong newspaper Ta Kung Pao. According to China’s national broadcaster CCTV, troops from the 39th Army Group in the Shenyang Military Region deployed tanks, armed helicopters and combat-ready units in a live drill near the North Korean border on April 21 as part of an emergency training exercise. South Korean newspaper Chosun Ilbo said the refinement of the PLA’s emergency dispatch during the exercise showed a dramatic increase in its reaction speed to critical situations. More