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Pyongyang Seen Jittery Over Succession

June 03 2011

North Korea

North Korea seems uneasy as Kim Jong-Un prepares to succeed his father Kim Jong-Il, reports the Chosun Ilbo (South Korea).

A special riot police force has been formed to quell public demonstrations, said a North Korean source.

Troops armed with pistols and batons have been training for crowd control at train stations, town plazas, schools and parks.

Officials deemed an obstacle to Kim Jong-Un's succession are also reportedly being purged.

Kim Jong-un has apparently begun...

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