North Korea expels US citizen who attempted to enter illegally

Lawrence Bruce Byron, who claimed to be under CIA command, had been in custody after crossing in from China on 16 October

North Korea has expelled a US citizen who tried to enter illegally, an unusually swift resolution of a case that could have further complicated reconciliation moves between the two countries.

The man, identified as Lawrence Bruce Byron, had been in custody after crossing into North Korea from China on 16 October, the official Korean Central News Agency said.

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Source: theguardian