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North Korean: Kim Jong Un’s uncle executed as a ‘traitor’
The uncle of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un was executed yesterday.
Jang Song Thaek, who had been considered the second most powerful official in the country, was killed immediately after a military trial.
He was deemed a traitor and a ‘worse than a dog’ counter-revolutionary who was seeking to overthrow the state, the regime’s news agency KCNA said.