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Border Incidents Involving North Korea: A Tense Reminder of Ongoing Conflict

North Korea, officially known as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), is a country located in East Asia. It is bordered by China to the north, Russia to the northeast, and South Korea to the south. The relationship between North Korea and its neighboring countries has been a source of tension and conflict for decades. In this post, we will examine all the border incidents involving North Korea that have occurred in recent years.

North Korean Defector Crossing

One of the most notable incidents involving North Korea's border occurred in November 2017 when a North Korean soldier defected to South Korea by crossing the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ). The DMZ is a heavily fortified border between the two Koreas, and it is the most heavily guarded border in the world. The defector was ...