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An aide of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's uncle is seeking asylum in South Korea after fleeing his country ahead of a leadership purge, a report said Friday. South Korean officials believe the escapee might have managed funds for Jang Song-Thaek, who until this week was regarded as Kim's political regent, said the South's cable news network YTN, citing intelligence sources. The report also said he may have information on secret funds controlled by the Kim family. The South's National Intelligence Service (NIS) told a parliamentary committee Tuesday that it believed Kim's uncle Jang had been removed and two associates executed.