N. Korean leader visits grandfather's mausoleum

In a video aired by the North's state-run television KRT, Kim along with high-ranking officials were seen walking into the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun, where the embalmed bodies of Kim Il Sung and late leader Kim Jong Il lie, and bowing in front of the statues.

Last week, North Korea announced the latest in a series of leadership changes that may be the most significant reshuffle of top officials in years. State media has not given details of the personnel changes but analysts believe they included demotions for those Kim blamed for causing an unspecified "great crisis" with coronavirus lapses amid economic problems and food shortages.

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