North Korea has conducted rare mass-evacuation and blackout drills as fears of World War 3 breaking out continue to increase. The drills have taken place in smaller towns and cities, especially along the east coast, although there have been none in the capital Pyongyang yet. As tensions heighten between North Korea and the rest of the world, especially the US, the unprecedented drills could betray Kim Jong-un’s war fears, despite his bullish rhetoric. The unprecedented drills saw citizens practice leaving their homes

behind or blacking out their light sources in the event of a bombing campaign. Chun In-bum, a recently retired South Korean general, said he had never seen anything like this before. He said: “They must realize how serious the situation is.” However, experts are divided on whether the regime genuinely feels more threatened than before, or is simply seeking to create the perception that it wants to take care of its citizens. READ MORE