North Korean leader’s half brother murdered in Malaysia - Kim Jong Nam dies after two female agents injected him with poison
Kim Jong Nam, the older half brother of the North Korean leader, was known to be based mostly outside of his home country.
South Korea’s TV Chosun, a cable television network, said that Kim was poisoned at Kuala Lumpur airport by two women believed to be North Korean operatives, who were at large, citing multiple South Korean government sources.
The South Korean government source who spoke to Reuters did not immediately provide further details.
South Korea’s foreign ministry said it could not confirm the reports, and the country’s intelligence agency could not immediately be reached for comment.
In 2001, Kim Jong Nam was caught at an airport in Japan traveling on a fake passport, saying he had wanted visit Tokyo Disneyland. Reuters