– World news selected by Gazette editors for Phuket’s international community
The Supreme Leader of North Korea, Kim Jong-il, died on early Saturday morning, state-run media announced today. He was 69 or 70 years old.
The state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said Kim died at around 8:30am local time on Saturday. It said he died of physical fatigue during a train ride, but gave no other details.
— Phuket Gazette Editors
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