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South Korea says North Korea's Kim is not seriously ill: Yonhap

FILE PHOTO: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks as he takes part in a meeting of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) in this image released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on April 11, 2020. KCNA/via REUTERS/File Photo ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. REUTERS IS UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THIS IMAGE. NO THIRD PARTY SALES. SOUTH KOREA OUT.

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was not seriously ill, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency said citing a government official on Tuesday, contradicting a CNN report he was in “grave danger” after a surgery.

Reporting by Hyonhee Shin; Editing by Shri Navaratnam