BBC reporter detained in North Korea

London, May 9 (IANS) BBC correspondent Rupert Wingfield-Hayes has been detained in North Korea and is to be expelled from the country over reporting.

The country’s National Peace Committee told a press conference Monday in Pyongyang that the step was taken against the correspondent for attacking the North Korean system and non-objective reporting during the filming crew’s stay.

The correspondent will be banned from entering North Korea again, the committee added.



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