North Korea sentences Korean American to 10 years hard labour – Xinhua
A man, who identified himself as Kim Dong Chul, previously said he was a naturalised American citizen and was arrested in North Korea in October, attends a news conference in Pyongyang, North Korea, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang March 25, 2016. REUTERS/KCNA

SEOUL: North Korea has sentenced a Korean American man to 10 years of hard labour for subversion, China’s Xinhua news agency reported on Friday.

Kim Dong Chul was arrested in North Korea in October and had admitted to committing espionage, the North’s official news agency reported earlier.

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