North Korea says top aide to leader Kim dies in car crash




 
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North Korea says top aide to leader Kim dies in car crash
 
December 31st, 2015  
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North Korea says top aide to leader Kim dies in car crash
By Jack Kim and James Pearson SEOUL (Reuters) - A senior North Korean official and a top aide to leader Kim Jong Un has died in a car accident, state news agency reported on Wednesday, the latest dramatic death or disappearance in the close circle of deputies to the country's leader. Kim Yang Gon, 73, died at dawn on Tuesday, the KCNA news agency said. The deaths of several North Korean officials have been put down to car crashes in recent years.




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