North Korean starving soldiers forced to 'steal from corn fields' to be ready for war
Officers are said to be ordering troops to supplement their food rations by plundering local fields, in order to keep up their strength for battle.
A source in North Hamgyong Province told the Daily NK news website: “The military officers are instructing their soldiers, exhausted after training, to eat corn in the fields because war is imminent.
“They are even threatening their soldiers, saying: if you become malnourished despite permission to eat the corn, you will face difficulties.”
Another source in Ryanggang Province claimed soldiers carrying big sacks of unripened corn had often been... read more
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