Injured North Korean army deserter dies

  • An army deserter from North Korea who crossed the border and killed Chinese citizens in December has died, according to media reports.

    The man suffered serious injuries during his imprisonment and later died, Chinese officials reportedly said.

    North Korea has reportedly expressed regret over the entire incident.

    The army deserter is believed to have killed four people during a robbery attempt in Helong, a Chinese border town.

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