Eight North Korean Defectors Detained after Crossing Mekong River into Chiang Khong District of Chiang Rai

“They were just like regular aliens who we continually catch from Laos,” Col. Leuwat Yeuntham of Chiang Khong district police said Friday

Eight North Korean Defectors Detained after Crossing Mekong River into Chiang Khong District of Chiang Rai

  CHIANG RAI – Police in Chiang Khong district of Chiang Rai have detained eight suspected (DPRK) North Korean defectors were intercepted at the Chiang Rai border, 7 women and one child Thursday while patrolling the banks of the Mekong River. Col. Leuwat Yeuntham of Chiang Khong district police said Friday that Immigration may charge […]