Kim Jong Un Appears at a Factory Opening, Ending Rumors of Ill Health

SEOUL—Newly printed pictures showed North Korean chief Kim Jong Un smiling and strolling all over a factory Friday, ending a just about 3-7 days absence from public check out that fueled rumors of his dying.

With balloons introduced to the skies, Mr. Kim, putting on an all-black outfit but no experience mask, was shown slicing a red ribbon at a fertilizer factory. He was flanked by aides, which include his sister, Kim Yo Jong. Hundreds cheered him on. Mr. Kim, 36, sat on a podium in front of a massive sign that mentioned the factory’s name and day:…

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