Report: Kim Jong Un Publically Executed Defense Minister with Anti-Aircraft Gun

A South Korean intelligence agency is reporting that North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un recently orchestrated the public execution of the country’s longtime Defense Minister. The spy’s report said that the high-ranking official recently fell asleep in a meeting led by Kim, and did not adequately carry out orders. Intelligence indicates that on April 30, Kim gathered a large audience to watch as Hyon Yong-chol was brutally executed with massive anti-aircraft guns. Hyon was seen as one of Kim’s top officials, and recently represented the country at a summit in Moscow. As the BBC notes, the high rate of executions in the country—at least one official every week—could point to increasing instability among leadership …

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