A Japanese medical magazine reported that North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un fell into a vegetative state after having heart surgery earlier in the month.
Jong Un hasn’t been seen publicly since April 11, and it has been reported that he grabbed his chest and collapsed before being rushed to the hospital and undergoing surgery.
The reports came from an unnamed Chinese Communist Party’s International Liaison Department member after a delegation visited North Korea to check on Jong Un’s welfare.
A South Korean-based website reported on Monday that Jong Un is recovering from a “cardiovascular surgical procedure.”
The leader was conspiciously absent from a major celebration in North Korea, the 88th anniversary of the nation’s armed forces.
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