South Korean Police Officers Called in for Emergency Duty After Kim Death

South Korean police officers have been called to work for emergency duty and commanders are discussing “a detailed course of action in response to news of Kim Jong Il’s death,” the National Police Agency said in a statement on its website. All police units have been placed on alert, according to the statement.

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