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 ... to the South last year, the lowest figure since 2001. The Daily Caller ...
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  • Another North Korean Soldier Defects by Running South Across DMZ
    Another North Korean soldier ... Korean soldier who ran for freedom a few weeks ago was shot multiple times as he made his escape, and at least one of his pursuers violated the military demarcation line, prompting a formal warning to North Korea from the ...
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  • 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 South Korea, and had to be rescued by the South Korean ...
    12/20/2017 - 11:00 pm | View Link
  • South Korea fires warning shots after North soldier defects
    That soldier was shot five times ... in the South, the official said. The latest defection was the fourth North Korean soldier to flee through the DMZ this year, the Defense Ministry said. About 30,000 North Koreans have defected to South Korea mostly ...
    12/20/2017 - 11:00 pm | View Link
  • Another North Korean soldier has defected to South Korea
    A North Korean soldier defected to South Korea ... the DMZ, a strip of land dividing the two Koreas that’s among the most heavily guarded borders in the world. The soldier, later identified as 24-year-old Oh Chung-sung, was shot at about 40 times and ...
    12/20/2017 - 3:56 pm | View Link
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  • North Korean soldier defects across demilitarized zone
    A young, "low-ranking" North Korean soldier defected to South Korea across the demilitarized zone (DMZ) between the two countries early Thursday morning, South Korea said.
    12/20/2017 - 8:49 pm | View Website
  • Three North Koreans defect to South Korea, report says ...
    Three North Koreans — a soldier and two others — defected to South Korea this week, according to a report out Wednesday.
    12/20/2017 - 8:28 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 would be the fourth defection of a North Korean soldier this year. A "low-ranking" North Korean soldier ...
    12/20/2017 - 3:34 pm | View Website
  • South Korea broadcasts North Korean soldier's defection on ...
    North Korean soldiers have heard in detail how a 24-year-old fellow soldier— who has been identified only by his family name, "Oh" — was shot as he defected and is now being treated in South Korea.
    11/27/2017 - 3:59 am | View Website
  • North Korea defector wakes after being shot crossing the DMZ
    A North Korean soldier who was shot at least five times while defecting to the South has regained consciousness. The soldier asked to watch television and is being shown South Korean films, Yonhap news agency reports. "We believe the most life-threatening moment has now passed," a government ...
    11/21/2017 - 8:24 am | View Website
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