North Korea has announced that it will "expel" Travis King, the American soldier who crossed into the country two months earlier, the Reuters news agency said, citing North Korea's state-run media. North Korea's KCNA television network said King had confessed to illegally entering the country.
King, a Private 2nd Class in the U.S. Army, entered North Korea while taking part in a guided tour of a border village, which he joined after absconding from an airport in Seoul, South Korea, where he was supposed to have boarded a flight back to the U.S.
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- South Korea
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- Demilitarized Zone
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