North Korea’s eerie coded messages return to airwaves ahead of Olympics

Gentle music followed by a stern voice reading out orders apparently from a spy’s code book have once again been drifting over on shortwave radio from Kim Jong-un’s kingdom.

Known as numbers stations, this activity has reappeared in the weeks before the so-called Peace Olympics takes over Pyeongchang, Daily Star Online can reveal.

Recorded by an amateur radio operator all the way over in the US, the unsettling radio message seems meaningless to anyone but the intended listener.

North Korea has been on a “charm offensive” as it cosies up to the South ahead of the games, with the two enemies due to march together at the opening ceremony under the banner of a united Korea.

Fears remain over Kim’s intentions however, and the reappearance of the numbers station will only fuel suspicions of the North.

Daily Star Online has obtained audio of the latest transmission from the numbers station – known as V15 – which has been sounding off ahead of the Winter Olympics.

Read more – UK Daily Star: http://bit.ly/2EyjoR7

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