South Korea said officials were debriefing the soldier to determine his motive for leaving the North.
SEOUL (Reuters) - Two South Korean soldiers were wounded by an explosion on Tuesday, possibly caused by a landmine, in the heavily fortified Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) that divides North and South Korea, military officials said.
A North Korean soldier managed to cross his country's land border with South Korea on Monday; this rare act of defection saw him walking across what is believed to be one of the world's most heavily fortified frontiers.
A teenage North Korean soldier has defected to the South by walking across the border between the two Koreas, a zone guarded by tens of thousands of troops and planted with land mines. An official at South Korea's defense ministry s...
SEOUL (Reuters) - A North Korean soldier walked across the heavily armed border between North and South Korea in a bid to defect to the South, an official at the South Korean Defense Ministry said on Monday.