North Korean media has published pictures said to show Kim Jong-un visiting a housing development for scientists.
It is the first glimpse of the secretive country’s leader since September 3.
Kim’s lengthy absence fuelled speculation over his health and grip on power.
He is seen in the images using a walking stick. Sources close to the leadership say Kim hurt his leg in a military drill.
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