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Remains of fallen home from Korea

Remains of fallen home from Korea
The remains of 117 Chinese soldiers who were killed during the 1950-53 Korean War were returned to China yesterday in an annual repatriation...

The Standard i Remains of fallen home from Korea World | 28 Sep 2020 Facebook twitter Email Font Font Your Name: Your Email: Your Friend's Email: Message: *Captcha Refresh The remains of 117 Chinese soldiers who were killed during the 1950-53 Korean War were returned to China yesterday in an annual repatriation program that was delayed this year by the coronavirus outbreak.Chinese soldiers fought on the North Korean side against American-led United Nations forces and South Koreans.In all, the remains of 716 Chinese soldiers have been sent.It was the seventh annual repatriation and the largest since 437 were returned in the first one in 2014.

ASSOCIATED PRESS Flipping Version Archive Standard Today's StandardSouth Korea officials handed over the remains at a ceremony at Incheon airport outside Seoul, and a Chinese military transport plane then flew them to Shenyang, the city near the North Korean border.

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