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N. Korean defectors captured by Chinese guards near China-Laos border Updated: 2014-08-13 06:36:26 KST

A group of North Korean defectors have been captured in China as they were trying to cross the border into Laos.
A close source said ten North Korean women and a child were arrested in the Chinese border city of Kunming on Tuesday morning, local time.
Defectors trying to make it into Southeast Asian countries from China must cross the border from Kunming, but the city has bolstered it surveillance operations since early this year.
South Korea's foreign ministry said it contacted the foreign ministry in China requesting for the safety of the defectors and that they be sent to a region of their wish.


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