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North Korea's Kim locked down Pyongyang & banned sea fishing amid Covid fears - S. Korea intelligence service

1 month ago   |   By RT

South Korea's spy agency told lawmakers that Kim Jong-un is taking extreme measures to stop the spread of Covid-19 and its economic consequences in his secretive state, including shutting the North's capital and banning fishing.
The intelligence service claimed that Kim has ordered the execution of at least two people, banned fishing at sea and shut down the nation's capital, Pyongyang.
Following the briefing, South Korean politician, Ha Tae-keung, told the media that Kim was displaying “excessive anger” and taking “irrational measures” in a bout of Covid “paranoia.”
Ha and another South...
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North Korea executed people, shut capital in battle against Covid, South's spies say

North Korea executed people, shut capital in battle against Covid, South's spies say

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

Kim Jong Un has also banned fishing and salt production at sea to prevent seawater from being infected with the virus, lawmakers were told.
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