North Korea digs DMZ trench after recent defection
North Korea appears to be fortifying its border in the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) with the South, days after a soldier defected by running across.
A US diplomat to South Korea has tweeted a picture showing workers digging a trench.
The defector was shot multiple times by border guards from the North at the spot last week.
South Korea has handed out medals to its soldiers who helped rescue the wounded defector.
Marc Knapper, chargé d'affaires at the US embassy in Seoul tweeted a picture of the scene after a visit to the DMZ.
Another diplomat visiting the same spot told the Reuters news agency... read more
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