North Korea says uncle of leader Kim Jong Un dismissed

The second most powerful man in the North Korea and uncle of Kim Jong-un is removed for "criminal acts".

North Korea says uncle of leader Kim Jong Un dismissed

World Bulletin / News Desk

North Korea confirmed on Monday the dismissal of Jang Song Thaek, the uncle of leader Kim Jong Un who was previously considered the second most powerful man in the secretive state, for committing "criminal acts".

"Jang and his followers committed criminal acts baffling imagination and they did tremendous harm to our party and revolution," the North's KCNA news agency said in a report following a ruling Workers' Party politburo meeting on Sunday.

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