Seoul, S Korea | 28 July 2019 | Get In Lamka
South Korea‘s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) on Sunday said that three North Koreans had crossed the maritime bordershared with the reclusive state on a fishing boat on Saturday night.
The South Korean authorities immediately sent a vessel to intercept the wooden boat at the de facto Northern Limit Line (NLL), Yonhap News Agency reported.
Of them, while two North Koreans were sent back as per their wishes, the remaining two were defectors who wanted to make South Korea their home. They are undergoing due procedures required to defect, South Korea‘s unification ministry said.