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North Korean troops have demolished villages near the border with China and forcibly relocated residents to prevent defections that could threaten the Kim Jong-Un regime, sources in Seoul said.
“North Korea has been tearing down villages along the Duman (Tumen) River and relocating villagers to places further from the border,” South Korea’s top newspaper Chosun Ilbo quoted a government source in Seoul as saying.
Troops have been mobilized to demolish homes, Chosun Ilbo said.
In a village in Onsong the northernmost city bordering China, around a hundred homes were demolished by troops for forcible evacuation because the Onsong is a main route to flee to China, according to the report.
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