Jong-nam's body headed to North Korea

HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN


SEPANG: The plane carrying the remains of Kim Jong-nam has departed from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) at about 7pm today.

The body will be flown to Beijing via Malaysia Airlines flight MH360 before heading to North Korea.

Earlier today, a Toyota Hiace van was seen entering the KLIA cargo complex at 2.47pm.

Upon arriving, the vehicle passed through a security check at the entrance and made its way to the cargo division.

Jong-nam, 45, the estranged half-brother of the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, was killed when two women smeared a highly toxic VX nerve agent on his face at klia2 on Feb 13.

He died en route to the Putrajaya Hospital.