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A North Korean cargo train pulled into a Chinese border town on Sunday, in what could be one of the first confirmed crossings since anti-coronavirus border lockdowns began, a source said, with South Korean media reporting that it was possibly picking up “emergency materials.”

North Korea has not officially reported any COVID-19 cases and has imposed strict anti-virus measures, including border closures and domestic travel curbs since the pandemic began early 2020.

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