The Murder of Kim Jong Nam

Amidst the bustle of passengers in the departure hall of Kuala Lumpur airport, two women assassinated the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. In a brazen attack, they delivered a deadly poison which left the unsuspecting victim dead before he could reach a hospital.

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By Simon Scarr, Weiyi Cai and Christian Inton
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