South Korean crosses armed border in rare defection to North

SEOUL: A South Korean has crossed the heavily fortified border in a rare defection to North Korea, South Korea’s military said on Sunday. The Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said it carried out a search operation after detecting the person around 9:20 p.m. (1220 GMT) on Saturday on the eastern side of the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) separating the two Koreas. “We’ve confirmed that the person … Continue reading South Korean crosses armed border in rare defection to North