Son Appears to Fetch Brain Doc for Kim

North Korean leader's eldest son seen soliciting surgeon in Paris
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 27, 2008 12:53 PM CDT
Son Appears to Fetch Brain Doc for Kim
North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, left, inspects female troops at an undisclosed place in North Korea.   (AP Photo)

Adding to the evidence that Kim Jong-Il is in grave health, the North Korean leader’s eldest son was filmed while apparently securing the services of a brain surgeon in Paris, the Times of London reports today. Fuji TV also showed clips of an unnamed surgeon being driven in a car owned by the North Korean embassy to de Gaulle airport for a flight to Beijing—the usual connection to Pyongyang. (Read more Kim Jong Il stories.)

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