China watching developments closely after death of North Korean leader's half-brother Kim Jong Nam

 People watching a TV screen showing a news report about the assassination of Kim Jong Nam, at a train station in Seoul on Feb 14, 2017.
People watching a TV screen showing a news report about the assassination of Kim Jong Nam, at a train station in Seoul on Feb 14, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS

BEIJING (REUTERS) - China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday (Feb 15) that it was closely watching developments following the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half-brother in Malaysia, after the South Korean government said it believed he was murdered.

Spokesman Geng Shuang told a daily news briefing in Beijing that he was aware of media reports and understood the Malaysian authorities were investigating.