North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is reportedly undergoing treatment for a cardiovascular problem, and according to CNN, a surgery he just received did not go well. The head of the isolated country is in ‘grave danger,’ a U.S. official says.
CNN breaking: The US is monitoring intelligence that North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un is in grave danger after a surgery, according to a US official with direct knowledge
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Kim’s health has deteriorated in recent months, reports say, because of his smoking, obesity and overwork. He was last seen in public on April 11, and did not make any kind of appearance on April 15, a national holiday in North Korea celebrating the birth of his grandfather, Kim Il Sung.