After an official of South Koreans’ disappeared and had been shot dead by North Korean troops and his body burned from a fisheries patrol boat on Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, makes the leader of North Korean, Kim Jong Un has apologized.
The man disappeared when it was about 10km (six miles) south of the Northern Limit Line (NLL).
NLL is a disputed line of military control that acts as the de facto maritime boundary between the two Koreas.
As cited News24xx.com from Yonhap news agency reported on Friday, in a formal letter sent to Seoul, the North conveyed that Kim’s message that he felt very sorry for disappointing South Korean President Moon Jae-in.
The North said it had conducted its own investigation into the incident. As a result, they found that soldiers near its western sea border had fired at least 10 shots at the South Korean.
Yonhap also wrote that the man was intruding into the North’s waters and the military acted in accordance with regulations.
But from the letter, Kim said that they did not burn the official’s body but they had burned the flotation device that he had been using.