North Korea replaces guards after failure to stop defector

 SMTV Desk 2017-11-24 20:52:39  North Korea, replaces, guards, failure, stop, defection, south korea
North Korea replaces guards after failure to stop defector

After the defection by a North Korean soldier last week, the North Korea has replaced guards and fortified a section of its border with South Korea.The North Korean defector was shot and wounded by his fellow soldiers as he dashed into the South Korean side of the Joint Security Area (JSA) last week.The South Korean and US soldiers have been awarded with medals who led a rescue attempt and dragged the injured soldier to safety.The medals were personally handed out by USFK Commander Vincent Brooks in a ceremony on Thursday, according to reports.Pyongyang has not commented on the defection of its soldier, who is now in stable condition despite sustaining multiple injuries sustained from gunshot wounds to his arm and torso.