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North Korean border crossing situation of US troopers UN Forces “Interaction with North Korea” | NHK

The deputy commander of the United Nations Command held a press convention on the difficulty of a US soldier crossing the Military Demarcation Line between South and North Korea and entered the North Korean aspect, saying, “The most necessary factor is the security of the troopers,” he stated.

On the 18th of this month, a US soldier who was taking part in a tour to see the JSA = Joint Security Area in Panmunjom on the Military Demarcation Line between South and North Korea crossed the Military Demarcation Line with out permission and entered North Korea.

South Korean media reported that the soldier was a second class soldier belonging to the US Forces in South Korea, was detained for inflicting bother in South Korea, and when he was deported to the US, he escaped from the airport and headed for the JSA.

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