EXCLUSIVE: Photos reveal North Korean COVID ‘isolation ward’ on Russia border
Signs, fencing and other evidence point to preparations to relax border controls for small numbers of people to enter
A North Korean COVID-19 disinfection facility on the border with Russia appears to be equipped to quarantine incoming travelers, exclusive ground-level photos obtained by NK Pro show, offering new evidence that authorities have prepared to relax strict border controls preventing even DPRK nationals from entering the country.
The photos provide a detailed look at the entire compound for the first time, showing a small building with a sign reading “Isolation Ward” above its door as well as a large “disinfection” warehouse, a covered outdoor quarantine area and multiple layers of electric fencing.
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