Myanmar woman detained in probe into death of half-brother of N Korea leader: Bernama

Myanmar woman detained in probe into death of half-brother of N Korea leader: Bernama

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysian authorities have detained a woman from Myanmar 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.

No other details were immediately available.

Half-brother of N Korean leader assassinated in Malaysia

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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