Report: North Korea executes officials for 'enraging' Kim Jong Un


By Elizabeth Keatinge, Buzz60

North Korea executed five senior security officials after they reportedly "enraged" leader Kim Jong Un by allegedly making false reports.

This was reported by South Korea's Yonhap news agency.

The five were killed by anti-aircraft guns.

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The National Intelligence Service shared the information in a private briefing to lawmakers.

It wasn't immediately clear what these false reports were.

The incident appeared unrelated to the assassination of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of Kim Jong Un who was killed two weeks ago.

Pyongyang is reportedly behind the assassination of Kim Jong Nam, according to South Korea's spy agency.

Two women from Vietnam and Indonesia are reportedly responsible for poisoning him using the substance VX nerve agent which is on the list of weapons of mass destruction.