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SEOUL, June 24 (UPI) — North Korean forced laborers are dying from accidents, committing suicide or falling prey to disease at work sites in Russia, Africa and the Middle East. A Russian police officer who spoke to Radio Free Asia on the condition of anonymity said a North Korean worker who was subject to intense manual labor and was facing economic difficulties doused himself with a flammable substance on New Year’s Day. After setting fire to himself, the man jumped from a building in Vladivostok, Russia, the source said. The incident is not unique in a country where at least thousands of North Korean forced laborers toil away at work sites to earn money for the Kim Jong Un regime. In Pionersky, a town in Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia, located along the Baltic Sea, a North Korean worker died after falling eight stories from a building at a construction site on June 13, the unidentified Russian …

June 24, 2016 12:58 pm

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