South Korea: Unidentified particular person crosses closely militarized border into North Korea

The particular person was noticed on the jap entrance of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) at round 9:20 p.m. native time on Saturday, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Workers (JCS) mentioned. The particular person was detected by the navy with using a thermal commentary machine.

The JCS mentioned troops had been dispatched however they had been unable to search out the particular person, who crossed the Navy Demarcation Line into North Korea at round 10:40 p.m.

A navy official mentioned safety cameras had earlier captured the particular person climbing a barbed wire fence at round 6:40 p.m. Saturday, however the guard on CCTV responsibility had missed it.

The official mentioned they had been at the moment working to determine the particular person and that it’s unknown whether or not the particular person was nonetheless alive.

North Korean state media has not reported on any crossings over the DMZ in a single day.