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N. Korea's defense chief executed: S. Korea's spy agency

All Headlines 09:39 May 13, 2015

SEOUL, May 13 (Yonhap) -- North Korea has executed its defense chief, South Korea's spy agency said Wednesday, in the latest sign of a reign of terror by leader Kim Jong-un.

Hyon Yong-chol, the chief of North Korea's People's Armed Forces, was executed by firing squad using an anti-aircraft gun, the National Intelligence Service said.

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