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Final rites performed for WW2 Japanese soldiers

Nov 13, 2017 20:00
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Final funeral rites of three Japanese soldiers were performed on November 12 by the delegate team from Japan for recovery and repatriation of war casualties who perished in World War 2.

The rites were performed at Koirengei by the team Japan Association of Recovery and Repatriation of War Casualties from the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Government of Japan.

Earlier, NELive.in reported that the team from Japan had arrived in the country for an 8-day period in search of skeleton remains of the Japanese soldiers who were killed in the World War 2.

On November 8, 2017, Second World War Imphal Campaign Foundation handed over skeleton remains of the Japanese soldiers in a ceremony held at Imphal War Museum at Sagolband Tera Amudon, Imphal.

Reports indicated that the remains were recovered from Shangshak Village of Kamjong District.

The Japanese delegates also offered prayer at the Japan War Memorial, Maibam Lokpa Ching or Red Hill in remembrance of the Japanese Soldiers who were killed during the World War 2 on November 13th.

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Nov 13, 2017 20:00
Imphal
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