Spanish judge issues warrant for North Korea embassy intruders - source

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  • Thursday, 28 Mar 2019

A man walks past the North Korea's embassy in Madrid, Spain February 28, 2019. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

MADRID (Reuters) - A Spanish judge has issued international arrest warrants for two of the intruders who forced their way into North Korea's embassy in Madrid last month and are currently believed to be in the United States, a judicial source said on Wednesday.

The warrants were issued for the group leader and another suspect after an investigation by a Spanish court found that they broke into the embassy, tried to persuade an official to defect and then stole computer equipment.

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