South Korean soldier flees after killing five comrades at border with North: reports

June 21, 2014 2:18 PM

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SEOUL, South Korea — A South Korean soldier was at large late Saturday night after killing five comrades and wounding another five at the border with North Korea, South Korean media reported.

South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported that a South Korean army private fled with a weapon after opening fire on his comrades earlier Saturday night at an outpost in Gangwon province, east of Seoul. South Korean military officials didn’t immediately return calls seeking more details.

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