North Korea says Malaysia is to blame for death of its citizen - KCNA | Reuters

SEOUL North Korea said on Thursday Malaysia is to blame for the death of its citizen there last week and accused the Malaysian government of demonstrating "unfriendly attitude" under a scenario drawn up by South Korea.Malaysia had initially informed the North that the person bearing a diplomatic passport had died of a heart attack at Kuala Lumpur airport on Feb. 13, the North's KCNA news agency said.

South Korean and U.S. officials believe Kim Jong Nam, estranged half brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un, was killed by agents of North Korea.

(Reporting by Jack Kim and Christine Kim; Editing by Chris Reese)

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Updated Date: Feb 23, 2017 04:30:07 IST

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