North Korea violated the armistice agreement as one of its soldiers crossed the Military Demarcation Line, the border between the two Koreas, chasing a soldier who defected to the South, UN Command (UNC) has said.
The North Korean soldier made a desperate dash to freedom in a jeep and then on foot, being shot at least five times as he limped across the border and was rescued by South Korean soldiers, according to dramatic video released by the UNC. 
The North violated the armistice agreement ending the Korean War by firing across and physically crossing the border in pursuit of the soldier, Colonel Chad G Carroll, a spokesman for the UNC, told reporters in a live TV briefing. North Korean soldiers fired about 40 rounds at the defector.
The video shows the soldier speeding down a tree-lined road, past shocked North Korean soldiers, who begin to run after him. He crashes the jeep …
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