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North Korea shot, cremated missing South Korean man: South Korea military

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea shot and cremated a missing South Korean man, South Korea’s military said on Thursday, condemning and demanding punishment for those responsible.

The military confirmed news reports that a South Korean fisheries official was shot dead by North Korean troops after attempting to defect across the maritime border.

Reporting by Hyonhee Shin, Jack Kim and Josh Smith; Editing by Tom Hogue

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