Feb 17, 2021
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DPRK citizen detained in South Korea while trying to cross the border

A citizen of the DPRK tried to cross the military checkpoint by sea in a diving suit, TASS reports.

According to the Committee of the Chiefs of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Korea, the man was found using CCTV cameras, after three hours of searching, the defector was detained.

According to the South Korean media, the detainee himself stated that he had given an account of his actions and planned to flee to the South to stay there.

Earlier it was reported that a North Korean citizen fled to South Korea by jumping over a three-meter fence on the border of the two countries.

And about. The head of the North Korean embassy mission in Kuwait, Ryu Hyun Woo, also fled to South Korea with his family at the end of January this year.

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