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Kim Jong-pil, Former South Korean Prime Minister, Dies at 92

Kim JOng-Pil during a speech in Seoul. 

Kim JOng-Pil during a speech in Seoul. 

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Seoul, South Korea (AP) -- Kim Jong-pil, the founder of South Korea's spy agency whose political skills helped him also serve twice as prime minister, first under his dictator boss and later under a man his agency kidnapped, has died. He was 92.

Kim was declared dead on arrival at Seoul's Soonchunhyang University Hospital from his home on Saturday, said hospital official Lee Mi-jong. He described the cause of death as age-related complications.