(In Pictures) Entire Nation Mourns on N. Korean Leader Kim Jong Il's Death
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(In Pictures) Entire Nation Mourns on N. Korean Leader Kim Jong Il's Death

Pyŏngyang : North Korea | Dec 19, 2011 at 7:16 AM PST
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(Check It Out! Photos!) PYONGYANG, North Korea- The entire country mourns after their Supreme leader Kim Jong Il was reportedly died last Saturday, December 17, 2011.

The 69-year-old dictator's death was announced by North Korean state television on December 19, as the people of North Korea gathered in towns, villages and main city to give their sympathy and to pay their respect to the late leader.

According to reports, Kim Jong Il died at around 08:30, Saturday due to heart attack while on a train travelling to an area outside the capital. Kim Jong Il's third son Kim Jong-un was announced and titled as the 'Great Successor' by North Korean state television.

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Pyongyang residents react as they mourn the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il in Pyongyang, in this photo taken by Kyodo on December 19, 2011. - Reuters
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  • Pyongyang residents react as they mourn the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il in Pyongyang, in this photo taken by Kyodo on December 19, 2011. - Reuters

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  • North Koreans gather as they mourn the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il in Pyongyang December 19, 2011 in this picture released by the North's official KCNA news agency on Monday. - Reuters

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  • A woman and her son cry as they mourn the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il at a square on Mansu Hill in Pyongyang, in this photo taken by Kyodo on December 19, 2011. - Reuters

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  • Pyongyang residents cry as they mourn the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il at a square on Mansu Hill in Pyongyang, in this photo taken by Kyodo on December 19, 2011. - Reuters

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  • North Korean men cry as they mourn the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il in Pyongyang December 19, 2011 in this picture released by the North's official KCNA news agency on Monday. - Reuters

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  • North Koreans cry and scream in a display of mourning at the foot of a giant statue of Kim Jong Il's father Kim Il Sung, in the capital Pyongyang. - AP

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