Kim Jong-Un Executes Defence Minister With An Anti-Aircraft Gun For Dozing Off During A North Korean Military Ceremony


Sick: Hyon Yong-Chol (right), who was named Minister of the People's Armed Forces in 2012,  had been charged with of disloyalty and disrespect towards North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un (left)

Hyon Yong-Chol, 66, (right) who was named head of North Korea’s military in 2012, was killed in the capital Pyongyang by a ZPU-4 anti-aircraft gun on April 30. The official was last known to have spoken publicly at a security conference in Moscow earlier that month, but is understood to have been arrested shortly afterwards on charges of showing disrespect to Kim Jong-un (left) by falling asleep at a military event and making public complaints about him. It is not the first time anti-aircraft guns have been used for public executions in North Korea, with recently released satellite images showing a number of unidentified people being killed using the brutal method last October. In those executions, the targets were just 100 feet away from the weapons, which have a range of 26,000 feet. See a photo of the anti-aircraft gun after the break

'Pulverized': A ZPU-4 anti-aircraft gun is believed to have been used to brutally execute Hyon Yong-Chol