Kim Kyok-sik


Age: 77

Summary: South Korean military general and commander of battalions who was believed by archrival South Korea to have been behind two attacks on South Korea that killed 50 people in 2010 when South Korean officials said he directed North Korea's torpedo attack on a South Korean warship in March 2010 and its artillery strikes on a South Korean border island in November that year, but North Korea has denied responsibility for the torpedo attack.

Cause of Death: Acute respiratory failure

Born: October 5, 1938

Died: May 10, 2015

Pyongyang, North Korea