North Korea has not commented on the shooting, but it usually responds angrily to defections and often accuses South Korea of kidnapping its citizens.
The defection came at a time of heightened tension over North Korea's nuclear weapons programme, and could escalate animosities between the rival countries. Meanwhile, a USA citizen was caught by South Korean authorities trying to make the reverse trip across the border.
While on average more than 1,000 North Koreans defect to South Korea every year, most travel via China and it is unusual for a North Korean to cross the land border with South Korea. He was shot in the shoulder and elbow and was taken to a South Korean hospital, the South's Defense Ministry said. In that short period of time, four North Korean soldiers shot as many as 40 rounds at him.
The soldier sped toward a guard post, but the vehicle's wheels got stuck in a ditch, Roh told reporters.
A North Korean soldier was shot by his fellow troops as he was defecting to the south across the demilitarised zone but still managed to successfully cross the border.
"We will have to ride out some crucial moments over the next 10 days", Lee said.
"The military has raised its alertness against the North Korean military's possible provocations and is maintaining its full readiness posture", the official said. His helicopter had to turn back because of bad weather.
South Korea was keeping its "full combat readiness against North Korea's possibility provocations", its military said Monday. The post came in response to the country's foreign ministry calling Trump "an old lunatic" over his speech in South Korea.
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Iran denies it supplies arms to the Houthis but has said the missile was a reaction to Saudi "aggression". The move came after Saudi Arabia intercepted a missile fired towards Riyadh, which it blamed on Tehran.
The rep also noted that Underwood's recovery will take some time and the singer appreciates the fans' prayers and well wishes. She wound up in hospital with a few cuts and bruises, as well as a broken wrist which caused her to cancel her Sunday show.
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The Kremlin denies that and Trump says there was no collusion between his campaign and Russian officials. The Justice Department made the announcement Monday in responding to concerns from Republican lawmakers.
Missouri is taking page from Europe and investigating Google
Also of interest to Hawley's investigation is the roughly 70 percent of all card transaction information that Google collects. Missouri's attorney general is trying to find out if Google has violated the state's antitrust and consumer protection laws.