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N. Korea: Heart attack, not nerve agent, killed Kim Jong Nam

Mar 02, 2017 - Associated Press

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - A North Korean envoy rejected a Malaysian autopsy finding that VX nerve agent killed Kim Jong Nam, saying Thursday the man probably died of a heart attack because he suffered from heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure.

The death of Kim, the estranged half brother of North Korea's ruler, has unleashed a diplomatic battle between Malaysia and North Korea. The autopsy is especially sensitive because North Korea had asked Malaysia not to perform one, but...