Jong-nam died a 'horribly painful' death, says toxicologist

  • Nation
  • Friday, 24 Feb 2017


PETALING JAYA: North Korean Kim Jong-nam (pic), who was assassinated at the KL International Airport 2 on Feb 13, would have died a "horribly painful" death, says former USM toxicologist Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.

He told The Star Online that the VX nerve agent used on Jong-nam was so potent that his assassins would have needed no more than 10 to 15 mg for it to have been lethal.

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