Remains of 117 Chinese soldiers killed in Korean War returned

Source:Xinhuanet Editor:Chen Zhuo 2020-09-27 14:56:39

Chinese soldiers wait to receive coffins containing remains of Chinese soldiers killed in the 1950-53 Korean War from South Korea during a repatriation ceremony at Incheon International Airport in Incheon, South Korea, Sept. 27, 2020. (Xinhua/Wang Jingqiang)

SHENYANG, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- The remains of 117 Chinese soldiers killed in the 1950-53 Korean War were returned to China on Sunday from the Republic of Korea (ROK).

It is the seventh such repatriation following a handover agreement signed by the two countries. The remains of 599 soldiers were returned to China from the ROK between 2014 and 2019.

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