facebook
twitter
search
search
X
Breaking News: Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Tsarnaev will seek a new trial

N. Korea denies Kim Jong Un's wife had links to executed musicians

Sept. 23, 2013 at 10:37 AM

PYONGYANG, North Korea, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- North Korea denies allegations that leader Kim Jong Un's wife had links to a group of musicians who were executed in August.

A group of 20 musicians, including Kim's supposed former girlfriend Hyon Song Wol were executed by a firing squad for allegedly making pornographic videos, South Korea's Chosun Ilbo reported.

Media reports later alleged that Kim's wife, Ri Sol Ju, worked with the musicians before she married Kim.

On Sunday, the official Korean Central News Agency said that anyone who questioned North Korea's "highest dignity" would be "mercilessly" punished.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Kim Jong Un had terrapin farm manager executed, says source
Burt's Bees co-founder Burt Shavitz dies at 80
Encroaching sea levels endanger Pakistan's Indus Delta
North Korea requests medical aid from U.N. agencies
More than 80 percent of North Korean defectors are women, says report