Death of Kim Kyok Sik

October 5, 1940 - May 10, 2015
North Korea | Age 74

N. Korean general dies
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By HYUNG-JIN KIM, The Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The North Korean military general believed by archrival South Korea to have been behind two attacks on South Korea that killed 50 people in 2010 has died. He was 77.

The North's main Rodong sinmun newspaper said Monday that Kim Kyok Sik died of acute respiratory failure on Sunday.

Kim is the former commander of battalions who South Korean officials say directed North Korea's torpedo attack on a South Korean...

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