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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  • Shots fired at DMZ as North Korean soldier defects to South
    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean guards fired warning shots across the heavily militarised border with North Korea on Thursday as a soldier from the North defected in ... investigated. The North Korean ...
    12/20/2017 - 7:11 pm | 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
    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 ...
    12/20/2017 - 2:06 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
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  • Korean Demilitarized Zone
    Location. The Korean Demilitarized Zone intersects but does not follow the 38th parallel north, which was the border before the Korean War.It crosses the parallel on an angle, with the west end of the DMZ lying south of the parallel and the east end lying north of it.
    12/8/2018 - 5:30 am | View Website
  • 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 ...
    12/5/2018 - 11:27 pm | View Website
  • Savannah Guthrie Visits DMZ While in South Korea | PEOPLE.com
    NBC News became the first Western media outlet to tour the path taken by a North Korean soldier who defected and escaped across the border in November
    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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