in

South Korean crosses border into North Korea in apparent rare defection – BBC News

A South Korean citizen has crossed the heavily fortified Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) into North Korea in an apparent defection, South Korea’s military says.

The person was able to evade detection for several hours despite a search operation by South Korean troops.

North Korea has implemented a shoot-on-sight policy during the pandemic.

Military chiefs in Seoul said they did not know if the person was still alive, but had sent a message to the authorities in North Korea asking for them to be protected.

Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog

#NorthKorea #SouthKorea #BBCNews

What do you think?

1058 points
Upvote Downvote

Written by Leslie Martin

Comments

Leave a Reply

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Loading…

0

Europe COVID hospitalisations rise as workforce is stretched

Rentrée scolaire : «Nous allons faire cours dans des bocaux à Covid»