North Korea has alleged that US and South Korean agencies had planned to kill its supreme leader Kim Jong-un.
The BBC quoted a North Korean state security ministry source who said a North Korean who has been referred as 'Kim' was paid money to kill Jong-un using the biochemical materials.
The plan was thwarted, it said, but gave no particulars about what happened to 'Kim'. In response, the CIA refused to give clarification while South Korea kept silent on this issue.
The North Korea's claim comes at a time when tension is brewing up in the Korean peninsula. Recently, Jong-un had threatened to conduct fresh nuclear test, which had upset US President Donald Trump.
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