Burmese woman detained in probe into death of N. Korea leader’s half-brother

Burmese woman detained in probe into death of N. Korea leader’s half-brother

Malaysian authorities have detained a woman from Burma in connection with the investigation into the death of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Malaysian state news agency Bernama reported on Wednesday.

The woman was detained in the low-cost terminal of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Bernama reported, citing a deputy inspector general of police.

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No other details were immediately available.

Malaysian police were not immediately available for comment.

South Korea’s spy agency suspects two female North Korean agents assassinated the estranged half-brother of the North Korean leader on Tuesday, South Korean lawmakers in Seoul said earlier.

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