Kim Jong Un, the North Korean leader, has been seen with a dark spot as well as a bandage at the back of his head during several public events last month, according to reports. According to the NK state media News site, Kim Jong Un appeared at events of the Korean People’s Army event from July 24 to July 27 and was conference and related programmes from July 27 to July 29.
These events show north Koreas Kim Jong Un without the bandage about the size of a few postage stamps and in some a dark greenish spot or bruise on his head could be seen, according to NK News site reported.
“The cause or nature of the large, dark green spot on the rear right side of his head, which was covered with a bandage , is still unknown and is difficult to diagnose using only images,” NK news site reported .
The Yonhap News Agency reported on Tuesday that South Korea’s National Intelligence Service believes there have been no unusual signs regarding Kim Jong Un’s health. It cited lawmakers briefed by the spy agency, which added the patch was removed after a few days and there was no scar.
This is not the first time that Kim Jong Un’s injuries or health issues, which have been carefully controlled by state media outlets, have come out in the public.
A state media in June cited a citizen as saying NorthKoreans broke down in tears over seeing a dramatically thinner Kim after being absent for most of the previous month.
South Korean lawmaker Kim Byung-kee briefed by the National Intelligence Service in july said that Kim Jong Un lost 10 to 20 kgs but has no major health issues affecting his rule.
Kim was absent from the public eye for six weeks in 2014 and reappeared walking with a cane, raising speculation he could be suffering from gout.
Event at a fertilizer factory, Kim emerged for a may day 2020 was seen with marks on his wrists fuelling speculation he may have undergone a medical procedure. There was an apparently bruised or smashed finger d