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North Korea's Kim unseen at anniversary parade: report

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TOKYO (Reuters) - North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-il failed to appear at a parade on Tuesday to mark the 60th anniversary of the country’s founding, Kyodo news agency said in a report from Pyongyang.

The event was being closely watched for any appearance by the reclusive leader following a report that he may be seriously ill.

Reporting by Chisa Fujioka; editing by Roger Crabb

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