Skip to comments.More N. Korean soldiers had crossed border to capture defector: Seoul official
Posted on 03/03/2010 5:19:18 PM PST by TigerLikesRooster
More N. Korean soldiers had crossed border to capture defector: Seoul official
SEOUL, March 4 (Yonhap) -- Two or three North Korean soldiers had crossed the border with the South to capture a defecting compatriot, but returned to their territory after warning shots were fired by South Korean troops, a military official here said Thursday.
The North Korean soldier defected to the South by crossing the eastern front line late Tuesday, expressing his wish to live in the South. The South Korean government has yet to reveal the soldier's identity and is investigating the specific route and motives behind his defection.
"Two or three more North Korean soldiers crossed the Military Demarcation Line Tuesday, about an hour after the defector crossed the line. They returned after we aired a warning and fired warning shots," an official at South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said, requesting not to be named due to the sensitivity of the issue.
There were no casualties, the official said, adding the military believes the soldiers were attempting to capture their fleeing colleague.
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At first S. Korean military did not realize that defection is under way when N. Koreans started to fire at defecting soldiers. So they returned fire, warning shots. Neither side was hurt reportedly.
The families of those soldiers will be sent to the deathcamps and eventually killed.
Brothers, sisters, mom, dad, wife, children, aunt, uncle, grandma, grandpa
I hear about that Tiger
WHOA I hear about earlier defections very intersting maybe this type of iceberg
Let me guess,,, its illegal for these folks to own guns?
They can’t own guns or food.
Heck, they don’t, and can’t, even own themselves.
Why I'm proud to be an American,,, ya these jerks may come for me and mine,,,, but it will cost'em!
Hey Tiger Aussie Age wire has cover the story now
Thanks for the ping.
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