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Total Number Of Nuclear Weapons in The World And List Of Cities That North Korea Can Destroy With Its Nuke

On Tuesday, North Korea fired its first intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) named Hwasong-14. It has the capacity of hitting any corner of the world. North Korea’s military capability is increasing day by day which raises tensions over nuclear weapons and most importantly over nuclear war.

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Total Number of Nuclear Warheads In The World

There are around 15,000 warheads in the world and interestingly, the majority of the weapons belong to the United States Of America and Russia.

Countries Which Have Nuclear Weapons

US, Russia, China, France and the United Kingdom are the five nuclear-weapon states in the world. These countries are under the Treaty of Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons.

Further, Countries like India, Pakistan, Israel and North Korea didn’t sign the Treaty and have an estimate of 340 nuclear weapons together.

Cities Which Could Be In Range Of North Korean Missile Strike

cities where north korea can strike

Source: Daily Star

According to the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, ICBM would have a range of at least 3,500 miles. The missile is able to reach Alaska.

Moscow, Tehran, Tokyo and Dubai are close enough to strike and North Korea can even target India.

North Korea missile range

Source: Daily Star

Anyways, US President Donald Trump responded to the ICBM launch by North Korea:

“North Korea has just launched another missile. Does this guy have anything better to do with his life? Hard to believe that South Korea…..”

“….and Japan will put up with this much longer. Perhaps China will put a heavy move on North Korea and end this nonsense once and for all!”

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