February 21, 2024

American crosses into North Korea during Panmunjom tour: UN Command

UNC says US citizen is believed to be in DPRK custody and that it is working with North Korea to resolve incident

This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates. (Last updated at 9:07 a.m. on July 19 with U.S. official's statement, details from ABC News report)

A U.S. citizen crossed the Military Demarcation Line (MDL) into North Korea during a tour of the Joint Security Area (JSA) on Tuesday, according to the U.N. Command.