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>> More information is emerging of why North Korea detained its third US citizen last month. The state-run KCNA news agency reporting that Kim Sang-Duk, who also goes by Tony Kim, is accused of attempted subversion. Revealing he's being held for allegedly committing so-called hostile criminal acts, with an aim to subvert the country.
Kim was arrested in Pyongyang Airport in April. He was in North Korea teaching an accounting course, at the capital's University of Science and Technology. Officials apparently investigating that alleged crime. The latest information comes as tensions on the Korean Peninsula runs high, amidst concerns the North might conduct its sixth test, in defiance of US pressure and United Nations sanctions.
In the past, North Korea has detained Americans to prompt high-profile visits from the United States. Two other US citizens were sentenced to at least a decade of hard labor last year, neither has appeared in public since their sentencing.