Lieutenant General Ahn Yong-ho confirms a missing South Korean official was shot to death by North Korea earlier this week. Photo: EPA Lieutenant General Ahn Yong-ho confirms a missing South Korean official was shot to death by North Korea earlier this week. Photo: EPA
Lieutenant General Ahn Yong-ho confirms a missing South Korean official was shot to death by North Korea earlier this week. Photo: EPA

Seoul condemns North Korean military’s shooting of official as ‘act of atrocity’

  • The 47-year-old official disappeared on Monday from a government vessel near the countries’ sea border, suggesting he was seeking to defect
  • North Korean soldiers deployed along the borders with China and the South are reportedly subject to a standing order to shoot-to-kill

Topic |   South Korea
Lieutenant General Ahn Yong-ho confirms a missing South Korean official was shot to death by North Korea earlier this week. Photo: EPA Lieutenant General Ahn Yong-ho confirms a missing South Korean official was shot to death by North Korea earlier this week. Photo: EPA
Lieutenant General Ahn Yong-ho confirms a missing South Korean official was shot to death by North Korea earlier this week. Photo: EPA
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