Kim Jong-un surgery speculation denied as shots fired at Korean Demilitarized Zone - ABC News

3/05/2020 5:59:00 PM

Kim Jong-un surgery speculation wrong, South Korean official says

Kim Jong-un surgery speculation wrong, South Korean official says

A South Korean official says North Korean leader Kim Jong-un did not have any surgery during his recent absence, while US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo calls shots fired in the demilitarized zone 'accidental'.

WhatsApp A South Korean official says that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un did not undergo surgery during an almost three week absence from public life, a South Korean official said after the two nations exchanged gunfire at the demilitarized zone (DMZ) separating the two sides.Kim Jong-un with female soldiers – he maintains a twisted 'Pleasure Squad' of women, the sick creation of his grandfather.Rodong Sinmun newspaper immediately released photos from the ceremony.Share on Facebook Share on Twitter North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has made his first public appearance since speculation about his health began in March, cutting the ribbon at the opening of a fertiliser factory.

Key points: A South Korean said Mr Kim had not had surgery He also denied Mr Kim had undergone a simple medical treatment during his absence from public life An expert believes the shots may have been planned a provocation to show Mr Kim was still in control of the North Korean military The Government official declined to provide reasons, but said speculative reports that Mr Kim had had an operation, citing some differences in his leg movements, were untrue."Our assessment is that [Mr Kim] did not undergo surgery," the official, who declined to be identified, said.Source:The Sun Kim was spotted alive , smashing rumours about the brutal dictator's health and even his potential death after he disappeared from the public eye three weeks ago.Asked if media reports of Mr Kim having undergone a simple medical treatment were also untrue, the official simply said: "Yes.Advertisement Speculation about his health swirled after he missed the country's most important holiday, the April 15 birthday celebration for his late grandfather and nation founder Kim Il-sung, for the first time since taking power in 2011." North and South Korea exchanged gunfire around a rural guard post, raising tension a day after North Korean state media showed Mr Kim visiting a factory , the first report of him making a public appearance since April 11.And it's within the walls of his ultra-protected palaces that his Pleasure Squad provide entertainment for high-ranking North Korean officials.North Korean state media released this image they say is of leader Kim Jong-un at the fertiliser plant.A file photo of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

( ) Loading After weeks of intense speculation about Mr Kim's health and whereabouts, which included one report he had undergone cardiovascular surgery, North Korea's official media published photographs and a report on Saturday that Mr Kim had attended the completion of a fertiliser plant.It's made even more disturbing by the fact that some members of the Pleasure Squad are said to have been as young as 13, taken directly out of school into sex work.South Korea's government, which has a mixed record of tracking Pyongyang's ruling elite, repeatedly downplayed speculation that Kim, believed to be 36, was in poor health following surgery.Mr Kim was seen in photographs smiling and talking to aides at the ribbon-cutting ceremony and touring the plant.State TV footage showed Mr Kim's leg movements appearing stiff and jerky.Here's the disturbing story of how the Pleasure Squad was founded — and was brought back on the orders of Kim Jong-un.The authenticity of the photos, published on the website of the official Rodong Sinmun newspaper, could not be verified.Reports said he had undergone heart surgery.Reclusive North Korea for years pursued nuclear and missile programmes in defiance of UN Security Council sanctions.Picture: Ahn Young-joon/AP Source:AP The Pleasure Squad or Kippumjo began during the reign of North Korea's founder, Kim Il-sung, who is still considered the country's Eternal President, despite dying in 1994.READ MORE Satellite images suggest North Korean leader Kim Jong-un could be at luxury villa Citing an unidentified source inside the country, it said Mr Kim, who is in his mid-30s, had needed urgent treatment due to heavy smoking, obesity and fatigue.

Talks between North Korea and the United States, highlighted by three meetings between Mr Kim and US President Donald Trump, are at a standstill.Multiple gunshots fired in DMZ No-one was injured during the exchange of gunshots.Some of them also began working as maids, but the most sexually attractive were ordered to become "comfort women" for powerful officials.South Korea's spy agency then said he had a cyst removed from his ankle.(.

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