North Korean leader Kim Jong-il dies during train ride

2011-12-19 10:17:35 GMT+7 (ICT)

PYONGYANG (BNO NEWS) — The Supreme Leader of North Korea, Kim Jong-il, died of physical fatigue on early Saturday morning, state-run media announced on Monday afternoon. He was 69 or 70 years old.

The state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said Kim died at around 8.30 a.m. local time on Saturday. It said he died of physical fatigue during a train ride, but gave no other details.

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