Man who crossed into North Korea ‘defected to South in 2020,’ South Korea conducts search ops

Jan 03, 2022, 10:10 PM(IST) WION Video Team

Authorities in Seoul have now claimed that the person who crossed the heavily fortified border last week is presumed to be a North Korean who had previously defected to the south. The rare defection was confirmed by South Korea's joint chief of staff after they carried out a search operation for the South Korean in the heavily fortified region.

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