Amid starvation, runaway inflation, and food shortages in the Army, North Korea fires top economic officials, South Korean press reports

by Blaine Hardin

SEOUL — Amid accounts of starvation, food shortages in the army and runaway inflation, senior economic officials in North Korea have been fired in recent days, according to reports in the South Korean media.

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