Kim Jong-il funeral: thousands mourn North Korean leader

Tens of thousands of people have endured freezing temperatures in Pyongyang to bid farewell to the former North Korean leader Kim Jong-il in a meticulously-choreographed funeral designed to cement his legacy and transfer power to his youngest son, Kim Jong-un.

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#1 : A car is surrounded by mourners as it carries the casket containing Kim Jong-Il’s body during the funeral procession in Pyongyang. (KYODO NEWS/AFP/Getty Images)

#2 : Mourners react as a car Kim Jong-Il’s body passes by during the funeral procession in Pyongyang. (KYODO NEWS/AFP/Getty Images)


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