North Korean leader Kim Jong-un attends the completion of a fertiliser plant in a region north of the capital, Pyongyang, on May 1. Photo: Reuters

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un did not have surgery, says South Korean official

  • The North Korean leader was not seen in public for 20 days, prompting speculation about his health, and rumours that he had undergone surgery
  • But a South Korean official said they had determined that Kim did not have surgery or any other procedures
Topic |   North Korea
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un attends the completion of a fertiliser plant in a region north of the capital, Pyongyang, on May 1. Photo: Reuters
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