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Aide of Kim's uncle seeks asylum in S. Korea: report

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An aide of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's uncle is seeking asylum in South Korea after fleeing his country ahead of a leadership purge, a report said Friday. 

This picture taken by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on November 29, 2013 shows Kim Jong-Un (C) visiting the 991 unit of the Korean People's Army (KPA) Air and Anti-Air Force at an undisclosed location

South Korean officials believe the escapee might have managed funds for Jang Song-Thaek, who until this week was regarded as Kim's political regent, said the South's cable news network YTN, citing intelligence sources.

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