US student Otto Warmbier cries at court in an undisclosed location in North Korea, in March 2016. Photo: KCNA via Reuters

North Korea insisted US pay US$2 million hospital bill for comatose student Otto Warmbier before letting him go home

  • Warmbier fell into a coma after being sentenced to 15 years in jail for pulling down propaganda sign in Pyongyang hotel; he died six days after returning to US
  • It is unclear whether Trump administration paid invoice or whether it came up during preparations for summits with Kim Jong-un
Topic |   North Korea

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US student Otto Warmbier cries at court in an undisclosed location in North Korea, in March 2016. Photo: KCNA via Reuters
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