June 03, 2023

Multiple North Koreans cross maritime border to South Korea, Seoul says

At least one child among several DPRK residents reportedly aboard fishing boat that sailed into ROK waters

A group of North Koreans recently arrived in a boat across the inter-Korean border, Seoul announced Thursday in what may be a rare maritime defection in the heavily patrolled Yellow Sea.

The unification ministry said the event occurred recently but declined to provide further details to NK News.