February 06, 2023

Spain investigating alleged incident at North Korean embassy in Madrid

Reports of robbery and hostage taking spark inquiry by local authorities

The Spanish Ministry of the Interior is currently investigating an incident alleged to have occurred at the DPRK embassy in Madrid, an official confirmed to NK News on Wednesday.

Spanish outlet El Confidencial first reported that the DPRK embassy had been the subject of an attack and break-in last Friday, with diplomatic staff said to have been tied up and gagged while computer equipment was stolen.