Report: North Korea executes 2 officials with anti-aircraft gun

000_ab8synews44s45sf54sfNorth Korea has publicly executed two senior officials for apparently disobeying the country’s leader Kim Jong Un, according to a media report Tuesday.
South Korean newspaper the JoongAng Ilbo said that Hwang Min, a former agricultural minister, and Ri Yong-jin, who had a senior role in the education ministry, were killed with an anti-aircraft gun at a military academy in Pyongyang earlier this month, citing a source with special knowledge of North Korea.
The paper said that Ri was killed after he fell asleep during a meeting presided over by Kim.