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Thu Dec 29, 2011, 11:54 AM Dec 2011

Undoctored photo from Kim Jong Il's funeral [View all]


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North Korean news agency 'doctors photo of Kim Jong-il's funeral procession'

The death of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il provoked scenes of such extreme public grief that many commentators doubted the veracity of the mourners.

Now new evidence has emerged of the lengths the Pyongyang regime will go to in order to choreograph memorials to the departed dictator.
As hundreds of thousands of people packed into Kim Il-sung Square in the heart of the capital, one image from Japanese news agency Kyodo showed a funeral cortege led by a limousine carrying the departed 69-year-old’s photograph.

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