Du Fuguo, who lost his hands and eyes when a bomb exploded during a mine sweeping operation, was honoured by the PLA for his sacrifice in January. Photo: Handout

Honouring of wounded PLA mine sweeper triggers poignant memories for Sino-Vietnamese war veterans

  • Du Fuguo lost his arms and eyes to an explosion during mine clearance operations along the China-Vietnam border
  • Nearly 40 PLA soldiers have been hurt since 2014 clearing mines in China’s southwest Yunnan province
Topic |   Vietnam

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Du Fuguo, who lost his hands and eyes when a bomb exploded during a mine sweeping operation, was honoured by the PLA for his sacrifice in January. Photo: Handout
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