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DPRK bids final farewell to late leader Kim Jong Il

(Xinhua)

16:14, December 28, 2011

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Wednesday bid final farewell to the nation's late leader Kim Jong Il. (Xinhua Photo)

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

A ceremony of bidding last farewell to Kim Jong Il began at the plaza of the Kumsusan Memorial Palace, the official KCNA news agency reported.

TV footage also showed columns of troops stood in the snow on the plaza as a limousine carrying a huge portrait of the late leader moved slowly.

The KCNA later reported that the motorcade of the hearse have entered the Ryonghung intersection of Pyongyang, while numerous DPRK servicepersons and people are lining up along the 40-odd km-long route to bid final farewell to the late leader.

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, according to DPRK media.

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Paula at 2011-12-2912.45.218.*
Why people attended Kim Jong Il"s funeral and cried? He did absolutely nothing for his people, only brought suffering for them. Or maybe they were obligated to attend it, like they had to stand in front of his picture and venerate him like a god, meanwhile he left the country in poverty he was increasing his rare wines collection.
Paula at 2011-12-2912.45.218.*
Why the people attended Kim Jong Il"s funeral and cried? He did absolutely nothing for his people, only brought suffering for them. Maybe they were obligated to attend, like they had to stand in front of his picture and venerate him like a god meanwhile he left the country in poverty he was increasing his rare wines collection.
  

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