Killed for watching TV: North Korea executes 80 people in public ‘for viewing South Korean movies and owning Bibles’

Posted by on Nov 11, 2013 at 7:46 am

Several large-scale public executions of around 80 people have taken place in North Korea, according to a South Korean newspaper.

In one, woman and children were herded into a sports stadium and forced to watch people being shot dead by machine gun fire.

The executions took place on Sunday November 3, a source told the paper.

JoongAng Ilbo could not confirm the deaths, but said its source is familiar with the internal affairs of North Korea and had recently visited the country.

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