S.Korea Nabs Possible Spy from N.Korea
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea has arrested a suspected North Korean spy who entered the country at a time when tensions are running high on the peninsula, a parliamentary official said on Monday.
The arrest comes after North Korea defied international warnings and test fired seven missiles on July 5, and news reports from the United States last week said North Korea may be preparing to conduct its first nuclear weapons test.
He was arrested on July 31 after entering South Korea from the Philippines with a forged passport.
Yonhap news agency cited a government source familiar with intelligence matters as saying the suspect is the first North Korean spy arrested trying to enter the country since 2003. [read more]
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