May 20, 2024

Large wildfire burning in the DMZ between North and South Korea

South Korean media reports fire started from the North Korean side, has spread toward Dorasan Observatory tower

A large wildfire is currently burning in one of the DMZ's forests between North and South Korea, the Yonhap News Agency reported.

The blaze started at around 1:15 p.m. near the North Korean side of the DMZ, and has spread toward Dorasan Observatory tower at Paju city, Gyeonggi-do Province.

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