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Korea aide might have defected

SEOUL:

North Korea could be facing its most serious defection in 15 years as South Korean media said yesterday that a man who managed funds for the ousted uncle of leader Kim Jong Un had fled the isolated country and sought asylum in South Korea. The aide, who was not named, is apparently being protected by South Korean officials in a secret location in China.

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