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Kim Jong-un 'feeling painful' after North Korea accident

North Korea issued a rare apology after an apartment building under construction in Pyongyang collapsed, causing an unspecified number of deaths. State media said Kim Jong-un "sat up all night, feeling painful" after being told about the accident.

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Officials join grieving families after Pyongyang accident

North Korean officials joined grieving relatives at the site of the building collapse. Credit: AP

North Korean officials have joined bereaved families and residents in mourning those killed when a building collapsed in Pyongyang last week.

Korean state media gave no death toll but said that the accident was "serious". Credit: AP

The country's government today offered a rare public apology over the accident, saying the construction of the apartment "was not done properly" and officials "supervised and controlled it in an irresponsible manner".

Hundreds may have been killed in the accident, although the figure is not known Credit: AP

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