The whole Korea mourns and weeps. Those tears are stronger than nuclear weapons

North Korean leader Kim Jong-il has died of a heart attack at the age of 69, while he was travelling in a train.

Millions of North Koreans were “engulfed in indescribable sadness”, the KCNA state news agency said, as people wept openly in Pyongyang.

He is considered a hero who brought fame to Korea, a courages man who refused to bow down to western pressures.

KNCA described his third son, Kim Jong-un, as the “great successor” whom North Koreans should unite behind.

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