North Korea executes army chief of staff: South Korean media




 
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North Korea executes army chief of staff: South Korean media
 
February 10th, 2016  
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North Korea executes army chief of staff: South Korean media
North Korea has executed its army chief of staff, Ri Yong Gil, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported on Wednesday, which, if true, would be the latest in a series of executions, purges and disappearances under its young leader. The news comes amid heightened tension surrounding isolated North Korea after its Sunday launch of a long-range rocket, which came about a month after it drew international condemnation for conducting its fourth nuclear test. A source familiar with North Korean affairs also told Reuters that Ri had been executed.




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