Myanmar woman detained in probe into death of half-brother of North Korea leader - Bernama

Malaysian police were not immediately available for comment


February 15, 2017
Kim Jong-Nam was mobbed by journalists during a 2007 visit to Beijing. PHOTO: AFP

Malaysian authorities have detained a woman from Myanmar in connection with the investigation into the death of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Malaysian state news agency Bernama reported on Wednesday.

The woman was detained in the low-cost terminal of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Bernama reported, citing a deputy inspector general of police.

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No other details were immediately available.

Malaysian police were not immediately available for comment.

South Korea's spy agency suspects two female North Korean agents assassinated the estranged half-brother of the North Korean leader on Tuesday, South Korean lawmakers in Seoul said earlier

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