Full text: North Korea explains why it shot and killed a South Korean official
NK Pro translated the full note sent to South Korea by North Korea’s United Front Department
Editor’s note: The following article is an unofficial, NK Pro translation of North Korea’s note explaining the Sept. 22 lethal shooting of a 47-year-old South Korean Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries worker. North Korea’s United Front Department sent this note to the South Korean presidential Blue House on Sept. 25, 2020.
To the Blue House
귀측이 보도한 바와 같이 지난 22일 저녁 황해남도 강령군 금동리 연안 수역에서 정체불명의 인원 1명이 우리 측 령해 깊이 불법 침입하였다가 우리 군인들에 의하여 사살(추정)되는 사건이 발생하였습니다.
As you have reported, an incident took place on the evening of the 22nd in which one person of unspecified identity was shot to death (presumed death) after an illegal entry deep into our side’s
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