May 22, 2024

New fencing added along North Korea-China border

Fencing added within the past five months, local sources tell NK News

KAISHANTUNZHEN, China – China recently added new fencing along a stretch of the North Korean border close to Tumen, a major trade and transport hub between the countries, NK News learned on a recent trip to the area.

The fencing, located several miles outside Kaishantunzhen, a dilapidated village about 22 miles from Tumen, was erected within the last five months, said a source who regularly travels to the area. The source, who drives tourists along the border, told NK News the fencing was not there on a previous visit in August.

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