North Korean leader Kim Jong Un apologises for killing South Korean official last week, to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Un expressed regret in a letter from the North`s United Front Department to South Korean President Moon Jae for shooting a South Korean fisheries official
who had gone missing while he was on duty on an inspection boat near the South-North border.
Seoul officials accused North Korea`s soldiers killed the man, doused his body in oil and set it on fire. South Korea demanded for explanations for North Korea after this tragic incident.
South`s national security adviser Suh Hoon
cited the North`s letter as saying, “The North Korean soldiers fired more than 10 shots at the man after he tried to flee without revealing his identity and burned a floatation device he was using, according to their anti-virus manuals, and not his body”.
Thr letter said the act was taken under national emergency disease prevention measure and the nation doesn’t want to destroy trust between neighbours.