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The toxic mystery behind Kim Jong-Nam’s assassination

KUALA LUMPUR: More than a month after Kim Jong-Nam was murdered in Kuala Lumpur, experts are struggling to make sense of Malaysia's findings that the lethal nerve agent VX was used to kill him without apparent harm to anyone else. Malaysian police have released virtually no forensic evidence connected to the high-profile assassination of the estranged half-brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Un. Scientists are confounded by how VX -- a toxin so deadly it is classed as a weapon of mass destruction by the UN -- was…