January 18, 2022

Individual crossed inter-Korean border into North Korea on New Year’s Day: Seoul

South Korean military failed to find person after delayed response, and it remains unclear if individual is still alive

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates. (Last updated Jan. 2, 2021 at 2:20 p.m. KST)

An individual crossed the inter-Korean border into North Korea on Saturday night, Seoul’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) has confirmed to NK News, though the person's nationality and reason for crossing remain unknown.