THE GREAT ESCAPE: North Korea soldier SHOT as he flees Kim’s hermit kingdom

THE GREAT ESCAPE: North Korea soldier SHOT as he flees Kim’s hermit kingdom
 

North Korea is acutely embarrassed by defectors, who flee into China, Russia or, in rarer cases, into South Korea. 
Crossing into South Korea is particularly treacherous as the border is marked by trigger-happy soldiers on both sides. 
Those on the North Korean side are instructed to shoot anyone attempting to cross from South Korea - as well as anyone attempting to flee in the opposite direction. 
On Monday a North Korean soldier successfully defected, suffering injuries after his fellow soldiers opened fire on him as he made his move.
South Korea said the soldier was shot and wounded by... read more

 
13 November 2017 in World News, Views: 53
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