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N Korean leader's half-brother assassinated in Malaysia: News reoport

Kim Jong-Nam was killed on Monday

AFP | PTI  |  Seoul 

Kim Jong-Un
Kim Jong-Un

The half-brother of North Korean leader has been assassinated in Malaysia, a South Korean news agency reported on Tuesday.

Yonhap news agency quoted a Seoul government source as saying Kim Jong-Nam was killed on Monday but giving no further details.

Officials in Seoul were not immediately available for comment.

First Published: Tue, February 14 2017. 17:43 IST