Kim Kyok-sik

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Kim Kyok-sik (Korean: 김격식; 5 October 1938 – 10 May 2015) was a North Korean general and politician. From November 2012 until May 2013, he was the Defence Minister of North Korea. He was thought to have been behind two attacks on South Korea that killed 50 people in 2010.

Kim died from acute respiratory failure on 10 May 2015, aged 76.[1]

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  1. "Kim Kyok-sik, Hard-Line North Korean General, Dies at 77". The New York Times. 11 May 2015. Retrieved 11 May 2015.