Half-Brother of North Korean Leader Reported Killed

A source close to the Malaysian Prime Minister's Office has confirmed to the BBC that Kim Jong Un's half brother has been assassinated inside the airport at Kuala Lumpur. Kim Jong Nam, was the eldest son of the late North Korean leader, Kim Jong Il, but is thought to have fled the country after he was passed over for the leadership of the regime.

(Photo: Kim Jong-Nam getting off a bus to board an airplane at Narita airport near Tokyo in 2001. Credit: Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP/Getty Images)

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