March 20, 2023

North Korea claims US soldiers cut child’s arms off in latest hate campaign

State media airs footage of armless woman saying she’s a war crime victim in new anti-U.S. propaganda push

North Korean children must “never forget” brutal atrocities allegedly committed by the U.S. during the Korean War and abandon “fantasies” about Americans who still threaten war, state media said in a report Wednesday. 

Korean Central Television (KCTV) aired scenes in a regular evening news program of a propaganda museum employee named Ri Ok Hui telling young children that unnamed U.S. soldiers killed her father before cutting off her arms when she was a 7-year-old girl.