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The remains of more than 400 Chinese soldiers killed fighting in the Korean War over 60 years ago returned home on Friday for a final burial, officials said. A Chinese plane transporting the coffins of the 437 soldiers touched down in the north-eastern city of Shenyang, the official Xinhua news agency said in a short dispatch. “Our martyrs finally returned to their homeland,” Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei told reporters here. — AFP

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