U.S. student arrested in North Korea for perpetrating a hostile act

Otto Frederick Warmbier a 21 year-old student from the United States has been dubbed as a “terrorist” by the Official North Korean Central News Agency. They stated that he had went to North Korea as a tourist but his real focus would have been to perpetrating a hostile act against the regime.

The spokesperson of the United States Department Deputy stated that: The welfare of U.S. citizens is one of the Department’s highest priorities, we have no further information to share due to privacy considerations.”

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The tour group which Otto Frederick Warmbier was part of stated that: “We can confirm that the reports that one of our clients is being detained inPyongyang are true”.