North Korea holds parade without ballistic missiles, reports say
North Korea did not display any intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) at a military parade to mark its 70th anniversary, reports say.
It is also unclear whether leader Kim Jong-un made a speech at the event.
The parade is being scrutinised for clues about North Korea’s weapons arsenal and professed commitment to denuclearisation.
Some analysts had predicted that Mr Kim would tone down the display after his summit with US President Donald Trump.
A large display of ICBMs – which can reach the US mainland, potentially carrying a nuclear warhead – would have been seen as provocative.
No footage of the parade has been released but news agency AFP, which had a reporter at the scene, and NK News, which had pictures from North Korean state TV, said no ICBMs had been seen. (BBC)