North Korean soldier defected to South on Wednesday night, ROK military says | NK News
June 13, 2024
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North Korean soldier defected to South on Wednesday night, ROK military says

Man was found near Imjin River just before midnight

Update at 1130 KST: This article has been updated to reflect further developments in the story.

A North Korean soldier detected crossing the inter-Korean border just before midnight on Wednesday has expressed a desire to defect to South Korea, an official from Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said on Thursday.

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