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it's one of the boldest claim south korean spooks have made the defense chief across the border in north korea executed with an anti aircraft gun but that report from south korea's national intelligence service raising doubts largely because of the group's spotty history of getting things right the spy agency has its work cut out for it its task is to look north into one of the world's most hostile and closed off countries reuters german park in seoul has more the national intelligence service has been overshadowed by political scandals for decades also many still on putting out that and i. s. hasn't been able to obtain solid information about what's happening inside north korea , and including the death of kim jong il in two thousand eleven part of the reason why south koreans are scratching their heads about the latest purge , because in the past executed officials have been airbrushed out of t. v. shows and news reports , but for now chun yung chol continues to appear in old footage , there are signs the intelligence agency is very active in the north north korea recently arrested two south koreans and the chinese city of dawn dawn they say confessed to spying a clean the south korean agency denies and midnight radio broadcast of strings of numbers from south korea reach across the border and encryption tactic dating back to the cold war north korea's the tory astley secretive so it's difficult to find ways to back up the southern spy agencies claims that is until north korea itself owns up