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Travis King: North Korea to deport US soldier who crossed border

Posted on AllSides September 27th, 2023
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World, Travis King, North Korea, Deportation

North Korea says it will deport US soldier Travis King, who ran across the border from South Korea during a tour in July.

Pyongyang will deport him having finished its investigation into King's "illegal" entry, state news agency KNCA said.

It did not specify how, when or to where Private King would be expelled - nor what his state of health was.

The announcement comes a month after North Korea acknowledged detaining him.

According to KCNA, the 23-year-old confessed to having illegally crossed into North Korea "due to inhuman treatment...

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