As if 2020 could not get more bizarre, the U.S. is monitoring intelligence that North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong Un, is in “grave danger” and possibly near death following a surgery gone wrong, per CNN.
Current reporting suggests that this may be connected to a cardiovascular procedure the leader underwent earlier this month.
Kim was last seen after presiding over a meeting of the ruling Workers’ Party’s politburo on April 11, before he went to the hospital.
It is unclear who would be Kim Jong Un’s heir if the intelligence being monitored by U.S. officials proves to be accurate.
In 2017, Business Insider posted a family tree showing Kim’s three possible children, but little is known in that regard.
This is a developing story. Stay tuned for further details.