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Kim Young-il body placed in glass coffin (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Tuesday, December 20, 2011


Kim Young-il body placed in glass coffin (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

The body of North Korea’s leader is lying in state in an open glass coffin so that mourners can pay their last respects. His personal armored railway wagon and official Mercedes are on display nearby.

­The commemorative events are taking place in Kumsusan Memorial Palace (also called Kim Il-sung Mausoleum) in downtown Pyongyang.

According to official sources, Kim Jong-il died on the morning of December 17 of fatigue and overwork. Reportedly he had been battling heart disease since allegedly suffering a stroke in 2008..... MORE

SourceRT.com

URL: http://rt.com/news/jong-il-commemorative-events-pyongyang-231/

1 comment

Jesusa Bernardo said...

wala pa palang 2 dekadang pinuno itong si kim. good work at hindi ka natulad kay gaddafi na binuksan ang pinto sa kanluranin nguni't pagkatapos ay binuwaya ang libya at kinitil de barbaridad ang buhay niya.

"The coffin of the man who guided his country for 17 years now stands on a pedestal completely covered with red and while natural flowers, apparently carnations and chrysanthemums. The body is dressed in Kim Jong-il’s familiar khaki suit, his head resting on a white pillow.

"The funeral has been scheduled for December 29. There have been no reports as to whether Kim Jong-il will find rest next to his father Kim Il-sung or be buried somewhere else"

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