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[VIDEO NEWS] Woman claims to be a defector and asks to “take her home”

Feb 13,2018
1) Morning of Feb. 12, CIQ (Customs, Immigration and Quarantine) Office

2) While the North Korean art troupe was arriving at the CIQ to depart, a woman claiming to be North Korean defector Kim Ryeon-hee, approached them yelling, “I am Kim Ryeon-hee, a Pyongyang citizen!”

3) This woman had a unification flag in her hand. When the South Korean officials restrained her, she said she was “just here to say good bye,” and asked them to “take her home (Pyongyang).”

4) Authorities separated her from the troupe immediately, and are now investigating her identity and how she entered the CIQ.

Video sourced from JoongAng Ilbo
Video provided by JTBC
Produced by Jung Soo-kyung
Translated by Kim Hyo-jung
Edited by Ho-yeon Yoo