TITLE

Inside North Korea - N. Korean defector reveals tunnel system with elaborate escape routes for Kim Jong-I

PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
East-Asia-Intel Reports;12/19/2009, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Newswire
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that North Korea has built a series of underground tunnels that would allow ruler Kim Jong-Il to flee the capital. This was stated by defector Hwang Jang-Yop, formerly North Korea's chief political ideologist, who said the shafts are 980 feet deep in some places. The tunnels include rail lines, water supplies and even vegetation.
ACCESSION #
47381151

 

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