The anniversary of the death of Kim Jong-il, has been marked by thousands of North Koreans who filed past statues of their former leaders, Kim Jong Il and Kim Il Sung.

A customary event, loyal citizens have braved the freezing cold to climb Mansu Hill and show their support for the regime.

Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett reports from the South Korean capital, Seoul.

Source: Al Jazeera