Kim Jong Un, the leader of North Korea, applauded his nation's soldiers as they performed a series of extreme martial arts.
Kim and the hermit nation's leaders applauded the "Self-Defense 2021" exhibition that saw soldiers getting their hands smashed with sledgehammers, jumping and head-butting through what appeared to be Sheetrock, being beaten, and jumping over cars, footage of the event showed.
The event was broadcast on state-run TV, according to a report.
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The exhibition was part of a series of events conducted by the military to honor the anniversary of the North Korean ruling party coming to power.
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The development of the nation's soldiers and arsenal is essential to countering the hostile policies of the United States and South Korea, Kim said.
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