JONG-UN SENDS GIRL ASSASSINS TO MURDER HIS BROTHER Former heir found poisoned at airport
NORTH Korea dictator Kim Jong-Un’s playboy half-brother has been killed by girl assassins using poisoned needles at an airport.
Kim Jong-Nam, the eldest son of former dictator Kim Jong-Il, died on his way to hospital this week after he collapsed at Kuala Lumpur airport.
The 45-year-old was killed by North Korean operatives who are still at large.
Two women are said to have hailed a cab and fled immediately after Jong-nam fell sick.
Airport authorities rushed him to hospital but he died on the way.
Former heir apparent Kim Jong-Nam caused embarrassment to his father Kim Jong-Il following a botched attempt in 2001 to enter Japan on a forged passport.
This was followed by a visit to Disneyland using a Chinese alias, Pang Xiong, which means ‘fat bear’ in Mandarin Chinese.
He reportedly feared for his life after falling out of favour with Pyongyang and had since lived in virtual exile, mainly in the Chinese territory of Macau.
Kim Jong-Un took over as North Korean leader in December 2011.
He has been trying to strengthen his grip on power in the face of growing international pressure over North Korea’s nuclear and missile programmes.
A missile launch on Sunday brought UN Security Council condemnation.
Kim Jong-Nam, known as BROTHERS AT WAR: Leader Kim Jong-Un ( and Kim Jong-Nam an advocate of reform in the North, once told a Japanese newspaper that he opposed his country’s dynastic power transfers.
But he said several times over the years that he had no interest in leading his country.
“Personally I am against third-generation succession,” he told Japan’s Asahi TV in 2010, before his younger had succeeded their father.
“I hope my younger brother will do his best for the sake of North Koreans’ prosperous lives.”