Skip to comments.China: Massive Search under Way to Arrest an 'Important N. Korean Fugitive Soldier'
Posted on 09/29/2005 4:34:21 AM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
/begin my translation
Massive Search under Way to Arrest an 'Important N. Korean Fugitive Soldier', Tense Sino-N. Korean Border
[Breaking news from the border] Tollgates are manned not by police but military, running thorough checks for possession of weapons
Checks and searches in Sino-N. Korean border area to capture 'an important N. Korean fugitive soldier', which had started in the afternoon of (Sept.) 28th, is still continuing as of 4pm, (Sept.) 29th.
|When checking large vehicles, the troops get inside and check every passenger.|
They check not only passengers of taxicabs but also the inside of their trunk.
Kim Young-jin from Yanji, China
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An earlier report on the same subjectmade the following report:
A source from Chinese security revealed, "we are stepping up checks and searches to arrest an armed N. Korean soldier whose last name is Park. N. Korean authorities made a special request (to China.)" He added, "I have an impression that the fugitive is not just another armed deserter, but a senior officer or some other important figure."
Because of this, all over rural villages near the border, house-by-house search had been conducted until midnight, (Sept.) 28th. Temporary checkpoints were set up along the road leading from Long-jing to Yanji as of 10am, (Sept.) 29th.
As of 11am, (Sept.) 29th, Chinese securities continue to search for him, carrying his photo, without revealing his rank or unit.
Tiger...any idea who it could be?
Check this out....looks like Kimmy has a high level defector on the loose.
Well, the name "Park" doesn't narrow it down much...
BTTT! Hope he makes it.
Lemmee guess--A number 3 man?
Hope he makes it
Interesting that China seems so interested in grabbing this guy too.
He will be useful, regardless of China's relation to N. Korea, if he was an important figure.
"Hopefully they will catch Chan Ho before next season" said Mr. Hicks.
Hell, that soldier can't be much over five-six and the taxi comes to his kneecaps.
Hmm, maybe his sagging fast ball earned him the wrath of Chia Fruit.:)
Perhaps a key person involved with N. Korea's Nuclear program?
I think that you can give it to your kid as a Christmas present. It might fit under a large Christmas tree.:)
Maybe, he's carrying the one and only NK suitcase nuke?
Hm. Someone delivering nuclear material to Syria, perhaps?
The part that I'm missing is why he went to China. If he were as important as it seems, I'd think he'd be able to get another way out that was more secure. What would cause him to flee to China? Deal with China that went sour? I just don't have a good feel for the politics over there to guess on the logic. Can anyone enlighten me or point me to a good site that has decent info on the situation?
China is the easiest place to escape to. It is just across a river, which in some places is no more than a shallow creek. Escape through sea or over DMZ is more difficult because it is much easier to be spotted.
Besides, a N. Korean can blend into ethnic Korean population in N.E. China, posing as a migrant laborer.
Well that certainly narrows it down. :)
IIRC, the last few defectors I have read about escaped through China to end up in South Korea.
If he runs as good as he pitches, he shouldn't be too hard to catch.
Well that really narrows it down.
To about 35% of the entire population.
Maybe his parents named him after the commanding US general during the Korean conflict.
They could have named him "Drive," "Reverse," or "Neutral."
He may not have had time for anything safer.
He may not have had time for anything safer.
Maybe Chia pet long time movie director LOL!
OH MAN I hope this guy get away end up on OUR Side of the border in South Korea Tiger on DMZ Zone HMMM
Perhaps he's from the CENTRAL part of NK or maybe from the FOREST.
Maybe it's a cover for a Lee or Kim.
Looks like Korean Hunting Season is officially open (SARC)
That's like "Nguyen" in Viet Nam, I think.
MOST people getting out of NK go through China. It's much easier than trying to go across the most heavily armed, manned, and fortified border in the world to South Korea.
You folks got nuthin' on American girls.
But on your heighth comments, I found the following here
"The average Chinese woman is about 5 feet 2 inches tall and the average man about 5 feet 6 inches, according to the report." This report details the Chinese obsessions with height.
I'm not sure how that relates to Chinese soldiers and security personnel but my figure is probably as accurate as yours. Not that it matters, I was just trying to inject a little humor into the thread.
If I upset anyone, that was not my intent and I apologize. I have both a brother-in-law and sister-in-law who are Oriental and I love them both as though they were of my own blood. He, by the way, calls me "Polar Bear" because I'm a gorilla slob while she calls me "Gentle Ben." They're as Rednecked as I am so I don't get away with much when dealing with them. LOL.
Again, if my comments upset anyone, I apologize. I've never purposefully hurt anyone in my life . . . especially not a FEllow FReeper.
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