Suspected Assassin Offed Kim Jong-Un’s Brother In ‘LOL’ Shirt


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Ryan Pickrell China/Asia Pacific Reporter
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One of the women believed to have assassinated North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un’s older brother in Malaysia has been picked up by local authorities.

The woman was arrested at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport, where she was positively identified from the CCTV footage, which showed her standing alone dressed in a “LOL” shirt.

The Malaysian media are reportedly calling the suspected assassin “Ms. Poison.” At the time of her arrest, she was carrying Vietnamese travel documents that said she was born in Nam Dinh on May 31, 1988.

Authorities suspect that she was left behind by her team.

Kim Jong-nam, North Korean despot Kim Jong-un’s half brother, was assassinated Monday at an airport by two women believed to be working for North Korea.

Two women reportedly splashed a toxic liquid in Kim’s eyes and then used a rag to cover his face; however, some other reports claim that a needle was used to inject the poison into Kim’s body. The toxin used to kill Kim was “more potent than cyanide,” local authorities told the Asian Correspondent.

At this time, it is still unclear whether the hit was sanctioned by North Korea, but the method of the attack is consistent with past assassinations carried out by North Korean operatives, who have been known to carry fake foreign travel documents.

The U.S. strongly believes that the hit was carried out by North Korean agents, Reuters reported Tuesday. South Korean intelligence believes that Kim Jong-un issued a “standing order” for his older brother’s assassination.

After a North Korean spy attempted to kill Kim Jong-nam several years ago, he reportedly begged his younger brother to spare his life, South Korean intelligence agencies revealed.

Kim Jong-nam was expected to take power after Kim Jong-il, but he fell out of favor with his father and was exiled. Before his death, he was a very outspoken critic of his younger brother’s rule.

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