North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un, North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho and Kim Yong-chol during talks with the US in Hanoi. Photo: Reuters

North Korea executed Kim Hyok-chol and other officials after failed Trump-Kim summit in Hanoi, South Korean media claims

  • The Chosun Ilbo, citing an unnamed source, said top negotiators were either killed or subjected to forced labour after denuclearisation talks between Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump ended without resolution
  • US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington was attempting to check on the reports of the envoy’s execution
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North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un, North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho and Kim Yong-chol during talks with the US in Hanoi. Photo: Reuters
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