Kim Jong Un, leader of North Korea, is reported to be in a ‘vegetative state’ according to Japanese media outlets.
Rumours about the dictator's health have been rife after reports emerged that China sent a medical team to North Korea to assist the leader, who was absent from an important national event this afternoon (Saturday, April 25) according to Forbes.
Japanese magazine Shukan Gendai has reported that Kim Jong Un is in a vegetative state after heart surgery earlier in the month, though South Korean media is distancing itself from these rumours claiming they are untrue.
The dictator has been Supreme Leader of North Korea since 2011 after his father, Kim Jong-Il passed away.
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