Recalled North Korean ambassador to Malaysia executed as part of purge

SEOUL: All relatives of the executed uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un have been executed at his instruction, including the former ambassadors to Cuba and Malaysia.

South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported that all relatives of Jang Song-thaek, including children - as well as former ambassador to Malaysia Jang Yong-chol, have been executed.

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