September 21, 2023

Mine sweeping efforts unearth South’s first set of DMZ Korean War remains

Remains identified as belonging to Army Sergeant Pak Je-kwon found 65 years after his death

Update at 1800 KST: This article has been updated to include more details on the ongoing demilitarization of the Joint Security Area (JSA).

Mine clearance in the demilitarized zone (DMZ) by Seoul and Pyongyang yesterday unearthed what is likely Korean War remains, the ROK Ministry of National Defense (MND) said on Thursday.