Deserting North Korean soldier reportedly kills 4 Chinese in border town

January 5, 2015 8:04 AM

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A North Korean man believed to be an army deserter has been arrested and accused of killing four Chinese nationals in their homes during attempted robberies, according to published reports.

South Korea's Yonhap news agency, citing a source with knowledge of the incident, said that the spree took place Dec. 27 in the Chinese town of Nanping, which is located just north of the Tumen River that forms part the boundary between China and North Korea.

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