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    North Korean army minister 'executed with mortar round'

    North Korean army minister 'executed with mortar round' - Telegraph

    By Julian Ryall, Tokyo
    1:55PM BST 24 Oct 2012
    Kim Chol, vice minister of the army, was taken into custody earlier this year on the orders of Kim Jong-un, who assumed the leadership after the death of his father in December.
    On the orders of Kim Jong-un to leave "no trace of him behind, down to his hair," according to South Korean media, Kim Chol was forced to stand on a spot that had been zeroed in for a mortar round and "obliterated."
    The execution of Kim Chol is just one example of a purge of members of the North Korean military or party who threatened the fledgling regime of Kim Jong-un.
    So far this year, 14 senior officials have fallen victim to the purges, according to intelligence data provided to Yoon Sang-hyun, a member of the South Korean Foreign Affairs, Trade and Unification Committee.
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    Re: North Korean army minister 'executed with mortar round'

    Jesus Christ.

    Hate to imagine who's next.
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    Re: North Korean army minister 'executed with mortar round'

    Don't know if I'm in the minority, but I can think of 100 or more worse ways to be executed - this is as painless is it gets.

    Not that I want to trade lethal injections for mortar rounds, mind you.

    Still, if I were to be used as a shock-and-awe example for those who are still living... I'd much prefer to go this route than the al Qaeda route.

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    Re: North Korean army minister 'executed with mortar round'

    The only thing you can probably console yourself with is that this guy probably wasn't a paragon of virtue either. The truly abominable and unspeakable things we only hear about from whispers from defectors. It's the trainstations overflowing with bodies in the countryside because they were firewalled from WHO and WFO visits for example.

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