Thursday, April 19, 2012
Rumors have spread in Pyongyang that the rocket failed due to opposition toward Kim Jong Un, citing sabotage
There are various claims inside North Korea for cause of the failed rocket launch. The North Korean authorities announced on the 13th four hours after its satellite launch through its state media the Chosun Central TV that it failed to enter into orbit.
The North Korean people are waiting for an official announcement stating reasons for the launch failure. The majority weigh their reasons on technical fault on the other hand some claim that it is an ‘outside interception’ or a ‘high-level cadre opposition towards the Kim Jong Eun system’. In particular, rumors have spread in Pyongyang that the rocket failed due to opposition powers toward Kim Jong Eun.
A source from Pyongyang revealed today, “There are rumors that the ‘cause of the failure of rocket launch is not because of technical fault but because the cadres who are against the Kim Jong Eun system have deliberately manipulated the machine’”. Read More