Chinese soldiers carry caskets containing the remains of soldiers killed in the Korean war. Photo: EPA-EFE
Chinese soldiers carry caskets containing the remains of soldiers killed in the Korean war. Photo: EPA-EFE
South Korea

South Korea repatriates remains of 88 Chinese soldiers killed in Korean war

  • The handover of the bodies was the first since pro-US President Yoon Suk-yeol came to power in May
  • In 2014 the two countries agreed to start repatriating the remains of soldiers killed fighting alongside North Korean forces in the 1950-53 conflict

Chinese soldiers carry caskets containing the remains of soldiers killed in the Korean war. Photo: EPA-EFE
Chinese soldiers carry caskets containing the remains of soldiers killed in the Korean war. Photo: EPA-EFE
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