A Chinese transport plane carrying the remains of 117 soldiers killed in the Korean war arrived in Shenyang on Sunday morning. Photo: AP A Chinese transport plane carrying the remains of 117 soldiers killed in the Korean war arrived in Shenyang on Sunday morning. Photo: AP
A Chinese transport plane carrying the remains of 117 soldiers killed in the Korean war arrived in Shenyang on Sunday morning. Photo: AP

China stages solemn ceremony to welcome home remains of 117 soldiers killed in Korean war

  • PLA delegation and ageing veterans pay tribute at Shenyang airport as lost comrades return from South Korea
  • 45 police officers provide motorcycle escort as remains in wooden caskets draped with national flags are driven to a nearby cemetery

Topic |   Korean peninsula
A Chinese transport plane carrying the remains of 117 soldiers killed in the Korean war arrived in Shenyang on Sunday morning. Photo: AP A Chinese transport plane carrying the remains of 117 soldiers killed in the Korean war arrived in Shenyang on Sunday morning. Photo: AP
A Chinese transport plane carrying the remains of 117 soldiers killed in the Korean war arrived in Shenyang on Sunday morning. Photo: AP
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