North Korea should be thought of as terrorists, "not a victim," said the parents of the American college student who died after spending months in a prison there, NBC News reported.
"They kidnapped Otto, they tortured him, they intentionally injured him, they are not victims, they are terrorists," said Fred Warmbier on Fox News Channel's "Fox & Friends," alongside his wife Cindy Warmbier Tuesday, after North Korea claimed falsely that the United States had declared war on it through a threatening tweet from the president.
The Warmbiers' son was unconscious, blind and deaf when he returned to America in June on a military aircraft, in such a mangled state that his appearance almost caused Cindy Warmbier to "pass out."
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"We got halfway up the steps, we heard this howling, involuntary, inhuman, sound. We weren't really certain what it was," Fred Warmbier said. "Otto was on the stretcher … and was jerking violently making these inhuman sounds."