N. Korea releases detained US citizen

SEOUL - US rights envoy Robert King on Friday won the release of an American citizen detained in North Korea on unspecified charges for the past six months, as he wrapped up a visit to the secretive state to assess its pleas for food aid.
KCNA state news agency said King had expressed regret about the case, and as a result Pyongyang had agreed to release Jun Young Su on "humanitarian grounds".
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