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Giant statues of N Korean leaders unveiled

North Korea has unveiled two enormous statues of its former leaders Kim Jong-il and Kim Il-sung, in the capital Pyongyang.

The massive statues were revealed in a lavish ceremony attended by large crowds, including the current leader Kim Jong-un.

The unveiling comes on the same day that the launch of its controversial rocket failed.

BBC World's David Eades describes the ceremony.

  • 13 Apr 2012
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