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    SHENYANG, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) — The remains of 88 Chinese soldiers killed in the war of resisting U.S. aggression and aiding Korea were buried Saturday at a cemetery in Shenyang, capital of China‘s Liaoning Province. (northeast).

    The remains of fallen soldiers returned to China from the Republic of Korea (ROK) on Friday. This was the ninth such repatriation since 2014, following a transfer agreement signed between the countries. The burial ceremony began at the Chinese People’s Volunteers (CPV) Martyrs’ Cemetery in Shenyang in 10:00 a.m. A military band played at the start of the ceremony. Honor guards carrying the coffins of the martyrs entered the cemetery escorted by Chinese People’s Liberation Army soldiers as the national anthem was played.More than 70 years ago, the CPV crossed the Yalu River and fought alongside the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Army against the Republic of Korea Army and US-led UN forces, ultimately winning the War to Resist to US aggression and help Korea in 1953.About 200 representatives of central and local authorities, military, war veterans, family members of CPV martyrs and students attended the ceremony.Between 2014 and 2021, the remains of 825 VCP martyrs were brought back from the Republic of Korea and interred at the cemetery.

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