Photo showing N. Korean leader Kim Jong at children's hospital slammed as 'fake'

Sydney, Oct. 14 (ANI): A photo released by North Korea of leader Kim Jong-un at a children's hospital has been slammed as fake.

The secretive state has a reputation for doctoring images of the regime and in the past it has been accused of photo shopping shots of war exercises to make its military look bigger.

According to, the latest photo is a scene showing Kim Jong and his staff at a new children's hospital under construction in Pyongyang.

It was put out by the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) and online users immediately seized on it as a fraud.

Brian Ashcroft in a post on the gaming website Kotaku wrote: 'Can someone please help the North Korean government out? The propaganda ministers stink at Photoshop'.

Ashcroft claimed it was clear from the shadow and lighting that Kim Jong and the others pictured alongside him had been superimposed onto the image, the report added. (ANI)


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