The reason for the death of Kim Jong-Nam, half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN, was a strong paralysis caused by nerve substance. On Saturday, February 25, Minister of health Malaysia Subramaniam Sathasivam, reports the Associated Press.
According to him, the autopsy confirmed that the death came quickly due to a “serious paralysis”, caused by the action of highly toxic chemical known as nerve agent VX. He stressed that the substance in high doses can quickly lead to death.
On 24 February, the Malaysian police reported that half-brother, Kim Jong-UN was killed from exposure to nerve agent VX. As specified law enforcement officers in the course of the research chemists-experts took swabs from the face and eyes of the victim.
Kim Jong-Nam, was killed on 13 February at the airport of Kuala Lumpur where he was going to fly to Macau to his family. Subsequently, the network appeared video of attack on brother-the leader of the DPRK.
On suspicion of involvement in the crime arrested a citizen of Malaysia, born in the DPRK Ri Jong Chol, a citizen of Myanmar (according to other sources — Vietnam) and citizen of Indonesia. The last — 25-year-old Siti Aisha got poisoning Kim Jong-Nam $ 90. It was also reported that one of the suspects suffered from the actions of a highly toxic chemical.
The nerve agent VX chemical weapons, according to the UN classification is a weapon of mass destruction.