Top Aide to N. Korean Leader Killed in Car Crash, Pyongyang Says

December 30, 2015 2:39 AM

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A top aide to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has died in a car crash, North Korean state media said.

The KCNA news agency said Kim Yang Gon, 73, head of Pyongyang's United Front Department — the unit that manages North Korea's ties with South Korea — died early Tuesday. The report did not provide details.

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