North Korean official was executed for going to a public bath while he was supposed to be in quarantine, a southern study has reported.
The trade official was arrested and immediately shot for visiting the public bath after risking the spread of coronavirus, the Dong-a Ilbo newspaper reported.
The official had been placed in isolation after travelling to China, with Kim Jong-un imposing military law to enforce the lockdown, sources said.
North Korea has not yet confirmed any cases of the virus, but has taken drastic measures to stop it spreading over its border with China.
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