North Korean troops have pledged their allegiance to their new leader Kim Jong-un in the latest public display of military support to his dynastic power succession.

Kim has risen to the post of the supreme commander of the country's 1.1 million-strong military soon after the sudden death of his father, former leader Kim Jong-il.

Soldiers of the army, navy and air force solemnly swore to faithfully follow the leadership of Kim Jong-un in a rally on 9 January.

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