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N Korean soldier shot while defecting to S. Korea: Yonhap

AFP  |  Seoul 

A North Korean soldier was shot and injured while defecting to the South through the Demilitarised Zone dividing the peninsula, Seoul's Yonhap agency reported today.

The soldier crossed to the South side of the Joint Security Area of the DMZ and was transferred to hospital after he was shot by another North Korean soldier, Yonhap said citing Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff.

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First Published: Mon, November 13 2017. 13:57 IST