Shirtless North Korean troopers confirmed off the nation’s army may in a weird sequence of workouts in entrance of the nation’s chief, Kim Jong Un, and his subordinates by breaking bricks, taking hits to the physique with objects and different feats of energy in a propaganda video.
The footage, which is simply over two minutes lengthy, was uploaded to social media by Martyn Williams, a North Korea-focused journalist. He tweeted that the train was broadcast on North Korean state TV.
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The footage exhibits flying kicks and the troopers breaking what seemed to be concrete tiles with their arms and toes. One soldier is seen working right into a set of tiles and utilizing his head to smash them.
Another is seen taking a number of hits with what seemed to be poles to his bare-chested body and head. Others place massive items of concrete slabs on their chest as another person slams a big hammer on them.
At the top of the video, one man breaks a set of chains wrapped round him and proceeds to interrupt two massive glass bottles after which lie on the shards, a lot to the enjoyment of army officers.
At one level, the video cuts to Kim, 37, clapping and seeming to benefit from the present. The footage additionally exhibits the remainder of the group applauding.
North Korea has produced related propaganda movies displaying off the nation’s army prowess prior to now. Most have concerned troopers being hit with exhausting objects and breaking issues with their heads and arms or having issues damaged over their heads.
The occasion comes as Kim vowed Monday to create a powerful army to counter what he perceives as hostility from the United States.
“The U.S. has frequently signaled it’s not hostile to our state, but there is no action-based evidence to make us believe that they are not hostile,” Kim stated Monday, based on the official Korean Central News Agency. “The U.S. is continuing to create tensions in the region with its wrong judgments and actions.”
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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