Park Geun-hye

North Korean propaganda shows imagery of the South's leader being blown up

North Korean propaganda shows imagery of the South's leader being blown up

As text crawls across the screen telling viewers about the "last breath of the hideous American monsters," an image of the White House explodes in a profusion of low-tech graphics that seem straight from a 1980s video game.

The three-minute video, posted on a propaganda website last week, also depicts a destructive attack on South Korea's presidential office and appears to show the country's president, Park Geun-hye, being blown up.

Pyongyang kept up the onslaught with a statement pledging "a retaliatory war to eliminate the United States and President Park's followers in the name of justice," along with reported Scud missile launches, threats to annihilate...

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