South Korean media (Yonhap) reporting

  • Yonhap citing military sources

Defection via land border (western land border)

The "low-ranking" soldier appeared in front of a guard post at around 8:04 a.m., according to the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS).

Related authorities are looking into his intentions, a JCS official told reporters.

His intentions? Dudes ..... Choco Pies!


Tensions on the Korean peninsula should be a yen positive, though the extent of this has been small recently.