December 11, 2019

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.A JCS statement earlier in the day reported an unidentified hotspot was