September 17, 2021

Former Kaesong businessman attempts suicide

Acquaintance says financial pressure increasing among former employees

A former Kaesong Industrial Complex (KIC) businessman attempted suicide on Tuesday by swallowing sleeping pills, local media reported on Wednesday.

Identified only by his surname Yang, the KIC entrepreneur survived but was hospitalized in Ansan, Gyeonggi Province. Yang has reportedly since left the hospital and returned home.