South Korea Kills Man Swimming to North Korea

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Soldiers opened fire after the man jumped into the Imjin river and ignored repeated warnings to stop.

The North and South remain technically at war after the 1950-53 conflict ended in an armistice and not a peace treaty.

There are thousands of North Korean defectors living in South Korea, but few attempt to make the journey the other way.

Read more at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24105977.