NKorean leader's grandson arrives in Bosnia

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Posted: Oct 12, 2011 1:44 PM
NKorean leader's grandson arrives in Bosnia

Officials in Bosnia say North Korean leader Kim Jong Il's grandson has arrived in the country to enroll at a private high school made up of international students.

A border police spokeswoman said 16-year-old Kim Han Sol entered the country at Sarajevo airport Wednesday afternoon on a regular flight from Vienna.

He will be the first student from North Korea to attend the United World College's branch in the southern city of Mostar, school spokeswoman Meri Musa said last week. In some nations, a college is equivalent to a high school.

Musa said that Kim Han Sol will be treated like all other students and will be living in a dormitory.

Mostar is 60 miles (100 kilometers) south of Sarajevo and the school, opened in 2006, has 124 students from 34 countries, including Iraq, Israel and the Palestinian territories.