November 13, 2017 – Closed-circuit television (CCTV) footage of a North Korean soldier daring escape through the DMZ at the JSA site.
The KPA defector uses a military vehicle to cross the 72-hour Bridge.
Unfortunately, the defector gets the vehicle stuck along the row of JSA buildings.
The KPA initial response is to chase after.
The defector makes a run south across the MDL as KPA soldiers engage him with direct fire.
A KPA soldier briefly crosses the MDL before returning back to the north side of the JSA.
The JSA security battalion’s rescues the defector just prior to his medical evacuation for treatment.