All abroad: Kim dynasty's travels on armour-plated trains

All abroad: Kim dynasty's travels on armour-plated trainsThe North Korean train that arrived in Beijing this week looked remarkably similar to one used by the North’s late leader Kim Jong Il, its olive-green exterior and yellow stripe prompting intense speculation his son and successor Kim Jong Un was on board. According to the official North Korean account, he was on a train for a “field guidance” visit in 2011 when he died of a heart attack. For security reasons, three identical trains were deployed for every overseas trip by Kim Jong Il and Kim Il Sung, the current leader’s grandfather, news reports in Seoul said.



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