S. Korean Reporters Detained by China near N. Korea

AP is reporting that four South Korean journalists from JoongAng Ilbo newspaper have been detained by Chinese security forces near the North Korean border. Few details are available about their current situation:

The Chosun Ilbo newspaper reported Friday that four journalists, a researcher and a guide were taken into custody Tuesday near the Tumen River.

Two South Korean Foreign Ministry officials confirmed that reporters from the JoongAng Ilbo newspaper were detained near the river dividing China and North Korea.

September 22, 2011 10:46 PM
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