A North Korean soldier was shot at least five times as his comrades unleashed dozens of rounds at him during the man's desperate dash to defect at the Demilitarized Zone on Monday, the new details painting the escape as a more harrowing effort than what was initially reported.

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  • North Korean Soldier Who Bolted At DMZ May Have Committed A Deadly Crime Before He Defected
    “I committed a crime in North Korea that caused a death,” Oh Chong Song, the North Korean soldier who made international headlines last November when he was shot five times fleeing into the South, rev...
    01/23/2018 - 5:06 am | View Link
  • Another North Korean soldier has defected at the demilitarized zone
    On Thursday, a North Korean soldier raced across the heavily armed demilitarized zone and defected to South Korea ... Last month, a North Korean soldier was shot five times as he tried to escape to So...
    12/20/2017 - 5:44 pm | View Link
  • Shots fired at DMZ as North Korean soldier defects to South
    SEOUL - South Korean guards fired warning shots across the heavily militarized border with North Korea on Thursday as a soldier from the North defected in thick fog ... The North Korean soldier who wa...
    12/20/2017 - 5:07 pm | View Link
  • Another North Korean Soldier Has Defected To South Korea Across The Heavily-Guarded, Perilous DMZ
    One month ago, a North Korean soldier defected ... South Korean border. The New York Times notes how these DMZ escapes may appear to be more common lately, but they’re actually “extremely rare”: More ...
    12/19/2017 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • North Korean defector shot five times, video of desperate escape shows
    being shot at least five times as he limped across the border and was rescued by South Korean soldiers. Infographic: Map showing how North Korean soldier defected to South Korea. (Reuters) The North v...
    11/21/2017 - 1:20 pm | View Link
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  • Joint Security Area
    The Joint Security Area (JSA) is the only portion of the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) where North and South Korean forces stand face-to-face. It is often called the Truce Village of Panmunjom (the Truce Village; or simply, Panmunjom) in the media and various military accounts.. The JSA is used by the two Koreas for diplomatic engagements and, until March 1991, was also the site of military ...
    09/18/2018 - 5:31 pm | View Website
  • Korean Demilitarized Zone
    The Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ; Chosŏn'gŭl/Hangul: 한반도 비무장 지대; Hanja: 韓半島非武裝地帶) is a strip of land running across the Korean Peninsula.It is established by the provisions of the Korean Armistice Agreement to serve as a buffer zone between North Korea and South Korea.The demilitarized zone (DMZ) is a border barrier that divides the Korean Peninsula roughly ...
    09/14/2018 - 2:41 am | View Website
  • Savannah Guthrie Visits DMZ While in South Korea | PEOPLE.com
    Savannah Guthrie Visits Area of DMZ Where a North Korean Soldier Escaped to South Korea
    02/14/2018 - 9:42 am | View Website
  • North Korea defection: Warning shots as soldier crosses ...
    South Korea's military has fired warning shots at North Korean guards searching for a soldier who defected. The North Korean soldier had walked across the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) shortly after 08 ...
    12/20/2017 - 8:06 pm | View Website
  • Another North Korean soldier has reportedly defected to ...
    Another North Korean soldier reportedly defected to South Korea. South Korean forces reportedly fired around 20 warning shots at North Korean guards that were searching for the defector. This ...
    12/20/2017 - 3:34 pm | View Website
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