Kim Jong Un has North Korean officials killed by anti-aircraft gun, paper says

Kim Jong Un has North Korean officials killed by anti-aircraft gun, paper says - Chicago Tribune

Two senior North Korean officials were executed with an anti-aircraft gun in early August on the orders of Kim Jong Un, South Korea's JoongAng Ilbo newspaper reported, citing people it did not identify.

Ri Yong Jin, a senior official in the education ministry -- possibly the minister -- was arrested for dozing off during a meeting with Kim and charged with corruption before being killed, the paper said. Former Agriculture Minister Hwang Min was purged over a proposed project seen as a direct challenge to Kim's leadership, it said.

If true, it would mark the first executions o