Since the announcement of the death of Kim Jong-Il by a weeping announcer on state television, North Korea has been seen to be grieving the passing of its leader. There have been images broadcast of people on the streets of the capital, Pyongyang, wailing and crying. Hazel Smith is an expert on North Korea at Cranfield University in England. She tells anchor Marco Werman about how the average North Koreans are likely to feel about the passing of their leader.
  • North Koreans weeping publicly (KCNA footage)

  • Korean man weeping (KCNA footage)

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