US Citizen in North Korean Custody After Crossing North at Border Town

Voice of America News reports: “A U.S. national is believed to be in North Korean custody after illegally crossing the border dividing the two Koreas at the Joint Security Area, or JSA, on Tuesday.

The United Nations Command, a multinational military force stationed at the border village to maintain the pause to the Korean War, said it is working with North Korea’s military to ‘resolve the incident,’ confirming that the man was on a JSA orientation tour.

The man in question suddenly crossed north of the military demarcation line, the official border, at around 3:27 p.m. local time on Tuesday afternoon, according to South Korean daily The Chosun Ilbo, citing unnamed sources…”

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