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North Korean soldier kills two
officers, defects to South Korea

Associated Press, by Hyung-Jin Kim

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Posted By:Photoonist, 10/6/2012 5:29:07 PM

A North Korean soldier has killed two of his superiors and defected to South Korea across the countries' heavily armed border in a rare crossing that prompted South Korean troops to immediately beef up their border patrol, officials said. The soldier shot his platoon and squad leaders before crossing the western side of the Demilitarised Zone at around noon, a Defense Ministry official said, citing the soldier's statement after he was taken into custody by South Korean border guards. (Snip) He said South Korean guards heard six gunshots before the North Korean soldier crossed the border. He also said the

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N Korea will respond to this if the report by the defector is true, because all the leadership up their is just crazy.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: thefield, 10/6/2012 6:20:13 PM     (No. 8914810)

I could just see in my mind this headline. NK Major kills general and President Kim.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Coy860, 10/6/2012 6:20:29 PM     (No. 8914811)

The culture shock is going to be intense.
I hope he had no family left behind.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: tenncon231, 10/6/2012 6:30:45 PM     (No. 8914821)

We should send this article to sean penn and michaelnormous moore and ask the question. If communism is the better way why would someone kill their leaders and escape across the border??

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ScarletPimpernel, 10/6/2012 6:38:51 PM     (No. 8914831)

FTA: "The official said the motive behind the defection was unclear."

Hmmm.....I don't have a clue.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Safari Man, 10/6/2012 7:00:11 PM     (No. 8914867)

He saw the girls in the "Gangnam Style" video?


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Reply 6 - Posted by: Bearman43, 10/6/2012 7:11:57 PM     (No. 8914897)

On September 21, 1953, 21-year-old No Kum-Sok, a senior lieutenant in the North Korean air force, defected with his MiG-15 to South Korea. I believe it his roommate was shot.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Lalo, 10/6/2012 7:42:44 PM     (No. 8914935)

The Tibetans want everyone to know how happy they are with communism as well. As of today, 54 have self-immolated since 2009; 44 are known to have died as a result.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Scribelus, 10/6/2012 8:49:03 PM     (No. 8915005)

Our Minister of Social Justice had better move quickly if he is to try this NoKo in Federal court in NYC. Or, maybe, the UN can have a whack at him. Or The Court of International (Social) Justice at The Hague....
I've got it! Code Pink's Amazon Brigade can make rude noises at him.
Opportunities abound!

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