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Reports that Kim-Jong Un killed by a suicide bomber

A media frenzy consumed neighbouring South Korea after it was reported that Kim was killed by a suicide bomber.
Kim Jong-un, the leader of North Korea, was falsely reported to have died
With speculation reaching fever pitch, stocks related to the defence industry skyrocketed by 9% according to NK News.
But South Korean army chiefs soon poured cold water on the claims, blasting the story as a "fake" with "very low creditability".
The rumours reportedly started on the East Asia Tribune website, which reports that the tubby tyrant met his doom at the hands of a female suicide bomber yesterday.
Its story states that Kim was attacked in the Potonggang district of the North Korean capital, Pyongyang, at 2pm local time (6.30am GMT).
He was attending an official function when the woman pushed past security and detonated a device before his guards could act, the article said.
The 33-year-old leader was seriously wounded and rushed to a nearby state hospital, which declared him dead on arrival, the website claimed.
Soon hundreds of articles flooded South Korean media, repeating the claims which the Tribune attributed to North Korean channel KCTV.
Before long the story had spread so far that South Korean government officials were forced to take to the air with the truth.
"The credibility of the news is very low," one Ministry of National Defense official told reporters from SBS.
Another, from the Ministry of Unification, asked readers to judge the story "based on the quotes that the (publication) got."
One witness quoted in the original article said the supposed killer was "exceptionally beautiful" and "had half the men in the crowd watching her".
Given that people not showing the leader enough adoration risk a spell in , the claim seems very unlikely.
The initial story also speculated that the woman escaped from a brothel servicing the socialist state's ruling elite.
Yet that didn't stop the stock market surge as the Korean won fell against the US dollar temporarily.

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