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Japanese schoolgirl kidnapped by North Korea 34 years ago is reported alive

Megumi Yokota, who was abducted by North Korea agents as she made her way home from school in 1977, was previously reported by the communist state to have committed suicide 16 years ago.

However, Park Sun-young, a member of South Korea’s opposition Liberty Forward Party, told media that a North Korean defector has made a videotaped testimony confirming that Ms Yokota is still alive.

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