It looks like the Kim Jong-un mountain prediction may have come true
This picture of a jovial Kim Jong-un standing atop a snowy mountain sparked fears that blood was set to be shed in North Korea.
And it is feared that the grim prediction may have come true – as a key aide to the isolated nation’s leader has reportedly gone missing.
There is speculation that Hwang Pyong-so, who has not been seen since October, has been executed by Kim’s death squads.
Though there appears to be nothing out of the ordinary with Kim’s photo on Mount Paektu, taken last week, the mountain is symbolic of violence in North Korea.
It is seen as mythical and a place Kim visits to... read more
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