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Mourning Centers Crowded with Wailing People

Pyongyang, December 26 (KCNA) --The whole country is wrapped in an atmosphere of mourning the demise of leader Kim Jong Il in bitter grief.

Officials and other working people and school youth and children in Ryanggang Province are visiting the portraits of smiling Kim Jong Il, mosaics depicting peerlessly great persons and mourning stations at industrial establishments to express condolences in bitterest sorrow.

Officials of camps for visitors to Mt. Paektu, lecturers of revolutionary history and people in Samjiyon County bitterly wept in front of the birthplace of Kim Jong Il in the Paektusan secret camp, looking up to Jong Il Peak where fireworks were displayed in every February.

Officials and other working people of different circles in Kangwon Province visiting Haean Square where the portrait of smiling Kim Jong Il is displayed are reluctant to leave the place, overcome with indescribable grief over his demise.

People in Nampho City are bitterly lamenting, looking up to the portrait of smiling Kim Jong Il displayed in front of the Nampho Theater as he demised so suddenly and early to their great regret.

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