North Korea marks 7th anniversary of Kim Jong Il's death

Pyongyang residents bowing before the statues of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung (far left) and Kim Jong Il during National Memorial Day on Mansu Hill in Pyongyang yesterday. North Korea marked the seventh anniversary of the death of Mr Kim Jon
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Pyongyang residents bowing before the statues of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung (left) and Kim Jong Il during National Memorial Day on Mansu Hill in Pyongyang yesterday. North Korea marked the seventh anniversary of the death of Mr Kim Jong Il, father of current leader Kim Jong Un.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 18, 2018, with the headline 'North Korea marks 7th anniversary of Kim Jong Il's death'. Print Edition | Subscribe