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DPRK bids farewell to late leader Kim Jong Il


10:30, December 28, 2011

This tv grab taken from North Korean TV today shows a portrait of the late leader Kim Jong-Il on a car arriving at Kumsusan Memorial Palace in Pyongyang. North Korean state television began broadcasting the funeral of late leader Kim Jong-Il today, with footage of tens of thousands of troops bowing their heads in the snow outside a memorial palace.

PYONGYANG, Dec. 28 (Xinhua) -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Wednesday bid farewell to the nation's late leader Kim Jong Il.

The late DPRK leader passed away from "great mental and physical strain" at 08:30 a.m. Dec. 17 (2330 GMT Friday), on a train during a field guidance tour, the DPRK's official KCNA news agency reported on Dec. 19.


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PD User at 2011-12-28110.167.47.*
North korea should carry out reform and opening policy like China.
helen at 2011-12-28203.82.92.*
The World has lost a great leader.He was exemplary to all others in the world of nations to tell the United States to fly kites!N Korea nuclear weapons and ICBMs will continue to protect peace for the N Koreans. And all sovereign nations must go nuclear and develop their missile delivery systems to deter US Global Tyranny. Message to all sovereign nations: Nuclearise or be invaded by the United States!

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