A North Korean soldier defected to South Korea through the demilitarized zone, a South Korean military official has confirmed. (source) 2:39 a.m. ET November 13, 2017
The South Korean military now says that the soldier was shot by fellow North Korean troops as he crossed into South Korea. He was evacuated for medical attention. His condition is unknown.
This is the third defection of a North Korean soldier in 2017. (source) 4:50 a.m. ET November 13, 2017