Kim Jong Il's funeral procession(7 images)

North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il was commemerated in the North Korean capitol of Pyongyang on Dec. 28, 2011. Crowds of wailing citizens lined the streets as his body was driven through the city, and his son and successor Kim Jong Un made a rare public appearance.

China's state television shows footage of Kim Jong-un walking next to a hearse carrying his father North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il's body through the streets of Pyongyang during a state funeral December 28, 2011. China offered its "deep condolences" on the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il, which analysts said will spur China's leaders to boost ties with Pyongyang to prevent instability. UPI/Stephen Shaver | License Photo
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