A person crosses one of the most militarized borders in the world during an extraordinary crossing from South Korea to North Korea.

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South Korean troops were unable to locate the man.

An unidentified man crossed the heavily guarded border into North Korea this weekend.

The individual was able to escape from the search device of the troops guarding the Military Border Fortress (MDL).

Soldiers were first spotted moving inside Militarized Zone (DMZ), The four-kilometer-wide strip separating the two Koreas is bisected by the CDM.

Seoul military officials did not know if the man was still alive, but sent a message to the north asking for protection during the outbreak. North Korea has a policy of shooting anyone near the border.

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