S. Korean abducted by N. Korea escapes after 41 years
SEOUL (AP) - A South Korean man abducted by North Korea has escaped and returned home after 41 years.
68-year-old Jeon Wook Pyo escaped last month and returned to South Korea in early September, said Mr Choi Sung Yung of the Abductees' Family Union.
He said Mr Jeon was one of 25 crewmen on board two boats captured by North Korea in the Yellow Sea in 1972.
Unification Ministry spokesman Kim Hyung Suk confirmed to reporters that the man who escaped was in South Korea, but provided no other details.