North Korean State Television Breaks the News of Kim Jong Il's Death Crying News Anchor





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Published on Dec 18, 2011

(December 18th, 2011) North Korean News breaks the story of the death of Kim Jong Il to viewers.

North Korean leader Kim Jong-il has died of a heart attack, a tearful state television announcer dressed in black reported.

She said that the 69-year-old "passed away from a great mental and physical strain" while on a train trip, on his way to give "field guidance".The news agency said he died at 8:30am on Saturday (local time) of a "severe myocardial infarction along with a heart attack".

An autopsy was performed on Sunday and a funeral is slated for December 28 the agency said.


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