Defections by members of official delegations travelling abroad are rare, because they are carefully vetted before being granted exit visas and closely monitored during their stay overseas.
There was a cordon Thursday morning in front of the lift to the floor of the building where the consulate is located, and an AFP reporter was stopped by guards from going up.
A city police spokeswoman said there is "no information" to provide, while HKUST also declined to comment.Most do not normally seek passage through China, as Beijing forcibly repatriates would-be defectors to North Korea.
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