Mass Rally In Pyongyang In Support Of Kim Jong Un

Thousands of North Koreans turned out for a rally at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang in support of leader Kim Jong Un’s call to arms.

North Koreans punch the air during a rally at Kim Il Sung Square in downtown Pyongyang, North Korea, Friday, March 29, 2013.

Later Friday at the main square in Pyongyang, tens of thousands of North Koreans turned out for a 90-minute mass rally in support of Kim’s call to arms. Men and women, many of them in olive drab uniforms, stood in arrow-straight lines, fists raised as they chanted, “Death to the U.S. imperialists.” Placards in the plaza bore harsh words for South Korea as well, including, “Let’s rip the puppet traitors to death!”

North Koreans gather at a rally at Kim Il Sung Square in downtown Pyongyang, North Korea, Friday, March 29, 2013.

Tens of thousands of North Koreans turned out for the mass rally at the main square in Pyongyang in support of their leader Kim Jong Un’s call to arms.

Pyongyang, North Korea

Associated Press footage of Friday’s rally in Pyongyang, North Korea:

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