Important incidents in the DMZ or affecting it. Send us your stories to add (below). Summaries from the Congressional Research Service. Additional research from the DMZ War.
— North Korean agents hijacked a South Korean airliner to Pyongyang
that had been en route from Pusan to Seoul; 1 American pilot, 1 American passenger,
2 West German passengers, and 24 other passengers were released in early March,
but 8 other passengers remained in the North.
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