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N Korea at crossroads

Kim Jong Un's train spotted again in Wonsan

Satellite images show possible presence of North Korean leader at resort retreat

A satellite image taken on April 23 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's train at a station in Wonsan. (Photo courtesy of Planet Labs/38North)   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Satellite images gathered on Wednesday by 38North showed North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's train at a station in Wonsan, the coastal city where Kim keeps a private resort compound.

Since rumors of Kim suffering ill health surfaced earlier this month, observers of the hermit state have relied on satellite imagery to ascertain his movements. North Korea has stayed silent on his health and whereabouts since his absence from the birthday celebration of his late grandfather, the regime's founder Kim Il Sung, on April 15.

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