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American soldier who crossed into North Korea arrives back in U.S.

Posted on AllSides September 28th, 2023
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An American soldier who crossed into North Korea in July landed at a U.S. military base in Texas early Thursday morning, a Department of Defense spokesperson confirmed to Axios.

Driving the news: The soldier, Travis King, is expected to undergo a medical review to support his reintegration process at the Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, multiple outlets reported.

Catch up quick: North Korea announced earlier Wednesday that it planned to expel King, AP reported citing the state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).

Authorities said King, a 23-year-old Army private, had admitted to entering the country illegally, KCNA added....

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