North Korea Blocks South from Jointly Run Factory

    South Korea Koreas Tension

    Amid high tension in the region, North Korea has prevented South Korean workers from entering a jointly run industrial park.

    FOX News Radio's Simon Owen reports:

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    North Korea has begun blocking South Koreans from accessing a factory complex jointly run by the two countries just inside the North Korean border.

    It had been a rare example of cooperation between the North and the South, continuing to operate during previous spells of high tension.


    He's a South Korean turned away from his job at a sewing machine factory. He says everyone is nervous.

    This closure comes a day after North Korea said it would restart a nuclear reactor to boost its bomb-making program.

    In London, Simon Owen, FOX News Radio.

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