“Such Biggest Loss Can’t Happen, Unbelievable”
Pyongyang, December 19 (KCNA) — Kim Jong Il, general secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, passed away from a great mental and physical strain at 08:30 December 17, 2011, on train during a field guidance tour.
His picture makes everyone feel pangs of compunction as he made long journey of field guidance, going in his field jacket all his life.
He had inconvenient naps and simple rice-balls in cars or on trains while making the journey of field guidance for the country’s prosperity and people’s happy life, not even taking a day off.
Mourners cried in chocking voices, “General, you have had pain only for people all your life”, “How can you, General, pass away so early leaving us behind?”, “We have not fulfilled our obligation”.
They are shedding bitter tears, their knees on the ground, as they courageously weathered out stern adversities, trusting him only and holding him in high esteem as the sun of destiny and father.
They are throwing themselves into each other’s arms and wailing over his death, saying it was just a few days ago when they saw him full of bean.
They are getting the paved stones drenched with tears, feeling so regrettable as they can no longer see him whose smile was as broad as sunshine.
“Let us work harder”-this is the call they are shouting from the bottom of their hearts.
Saying he considered the people’s joy as his pleasure and happiness, he visited a lot of units related to the improvement of the standard of people’s living including the Meat and Fish Shop in Pothongmun Street, Pothonggang Shop, the shop producing wheat cakes stuffed with meat of the Kumsong Foodstuff Factory and the commodity exhibition of Pyongyang Department Store No. 1.
Workers of the February 8 Vinalon Complex, the Hungnam Fertilizer Complex and the Ryongsong Machine Complex called Kim Jong Il in chocking voices again and again, showing the vinalon fiber, a heap of fertilizers and latest geothermal facilities which pleased him so much.
Standing in the van of the Korean revolution at present is Kim Jong Un, great successor to the revolutionary cause of Juche and outstanding leader of our party, army and people.
Who is the last laughter? No one in the world can beat the man ready to die. With such pluck and gut Kim Jong Il made trips to inspect the front.
All sentences copied verbatim from Korean Central News Agency of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, December 17-21, 2011 Juche 100.