North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un Has Ex-Girlfriend, 11 Others Killed By Firing Squad: Report


Aug. 29 2013, Published 1:42 p.m. ET

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North Korea leader Kim Jong Un had one of his ex-girlfriends -- along with 11 others -- executed earlier this month, has learned.

Fox News, citing South Korea's Chosun Ilbo newspaper, is reporting that the leader had the woman, a singer named Hyon Song-wol, arrested with the other people Aug.17 for violations tied to pornography laws.

The executions took place via a firing squad of machine guns -- and with the victims' families looking on — Aug. 20, the paper reported.

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Chosun Ilbo reported that all 12 of the people killed belonged to the performance art troupes Unhasu Orchestra and Wangjaesan Light Music Band, and had been accused of making porn that was sold in China.

The families of the victims were subsequently sent to prison camps, according to the paper.



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