REPORT: EX-GIRLFRIEND OF NORTH KOREAN LEADER EXECUTED

Published on: August 29, 2013
 KIM JONG UN

North Korea leader KIM JONG UN had one of his ex-girlfriends killed by firing squad earlier this month along with 11 other people, according to reports.

The woman, a singer named Hyon Song-wol, was arrested with the other people Aug.17 for violations tied to pornography laws, according to Fox News, citing South Korea's Chosun Ilbo newspaper.

The executions took place via a firing squad of machine guns on Aug. 20 while the victims' families looked on, the paper reported.

Chosun Ilbo reported that all 12 of the people killed belonged to the performance art troupes Unhasu Orchestra and Wangjaesan Light Music Band, and had been accused of making porn that was sold in China.