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Catapult Showing Korean Nation's Wisdom and Talents

Date: 25/09/2020 | Source: KCNA.kp (En) | Read original version at source

Pyongyang, September 25 (KCNA) -- Among the historical relics showing the wisdom and talents of the Korean nation is a catapult.

The catapult was invented in the period of Ancient Korea (early 30th century B.C.-108 B.C.).

It had been widely used in the battles against foreign aggressors and steadily developed until the feudal Joson dynasty (1392-1910). In particular, a repeating catapult with cartridge was convenient for use and high in the rate of hits.

Typical of the historical catapults is the one discovered at a group of tombs in Jongbaek-dong, Rangnang District, Pyongyang City.

A foreign weapons expert said that the catapult of the Korean nation is simple in structure and acts like a rifle. -0-

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