PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - "Very painful, very painful, I was sprayed liquid."
These were the last words of Kim Jong Nam just before he collapsed after being poisoned by two women at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA2), Malaysia's Chinese-language daily China Press reported on Friday (Feb 17).
Citing police sources, the report said the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un walked about 15m to the airport service counter for help after the attack on Monday on the 4th floor near the departure hall.
The sources said Kim Jong Nam had a pained expression on his face when he uttered his last few words in English.
After that, he could only groan.
Service counter staff then stopped auxiliary policemen for help to take the North Korean to the airport clinic on the third floor.
However, he had lost consciousness and the doctor at the clinic deemed the situation serious enough for him to be immediately transferred to Putrajaya Hospital.
Kim, however, died on the way to the hospital.