Kim Jong Un Executes Defense Minister for Napping, South Korean Lawmaker Says

This file photo shows Hyon Yong Chol, minister of North Korean People's Armed Forces, giving a speech at a national meeting in Pyongyang on Dec. 29, 2012, to mark the first anniversary the following day of leader Kim Jong Un becoming supreme commander of the KPA. Source: Kyodo via AP Images

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has purged his defense minister for dozing off at a rally in the latest removal of a senior official under his rule, a South Korean lawmaker said.

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