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Minister: VX nerve agent that killed Jong-nam caused ‘very serious paralysis’

Minister: VX nerve agent that killed Jong-nam caused ‘very serious paralysis’

February 26, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 26 — Autopsy results on Kim Jong-nam suggest he was killed by “very serious paralysis” due to a lethal nerve agent, Malaysia’s health minister said today, as the airport terminal where he was assassinated was given the all-clear. The estranged half-brother of the North Korean leader would have died “in a very short period of time”, Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam added. Malaysia revealed Friday that the 45-year-old victim was killed with... Read more

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