Police cannot confirm dead N. Korean is Kim Jong-un’s half-brother

  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 14 Feb 2017

Kim Jung-nam - Pix The Korea Herald/Asia News Network

PETALING JAYA: A North Korean man died at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA 2) on Monday but his identity is still unknown, says police, amid reports that it was Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

Bukit Aman Special Branch director Comm Datuk Seri Mohamad Fuzi Harun confirmed the death of a North Korean man, but said police are still trying to verify his identity.

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