- North Korea claimed this week that it had tested a hydrogen bomb
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(CNN)So North Korea may not have detonated a hydrogen bomb after all. Despite claims overnight that it had done so, South Korean experts believe it may actually have been a six-kiloton TNT device, not even the 15-kiloton yield that was seen with the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima.