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China Dispatches Civilians to Patrol North Korean Border Area

Media reports from China say authorities are creating civilian “militias” to guard villages and towns near the North Korean border. The increased security measures are being prompted by concerns over rising crime reportedly committed by North Koreans who cross the border. China is organizing civilian patrols near the North Korean border in the Yanbian region, where a North Korean soldier reportedly killed four people during a robbery attempt in December. Kang Dong-wan, a professor of...

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