Sunday, December 05, 2021


China launches database to identify Korean War casualties

China launches database to identify Korean War casualties

Beijing, Oct 25 (Prensa Latina) China on Monday informed that it launched a database to record the DNA of soldiers who were killed during the Korean War (1950-53) and thus help families to verify the identity.
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on whatsapp
Share on telegram
Share on email

The Ministry of Veterans Affairs stated that in the last seven years, the country received the remains of 825 soldiers, thanks to a search and identification process established with the cooperation of South Korea.

According to specialists linked to the subject, the operation was complicated because many of those fallen in the war had no descendants and in other cases, there are no living relatives.

They rely on cutting-edge technologies to complete the recognition of bones, despite the deterioration caused by the time elapsed since the death and the poor burial conditions.

This Monday, China commemorates the 71st anniversary of its soldiers’ entry into the Korean War to support the North against the South, supported by the United States.

That war is remembered as one of the bloodiest events in the region. At least three million civilians were killed, among them almost 15 percent of the population of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.


name of Prensa Latina

| Text SMS to 8100 with content PL
Receive 4 mesages x 25 cup

© 2016-2021 Prensa Latina
Latin American News Agency

Radio – Publications  – Videos – News by the minute.
All Rigts Reserved.

St. E No 454 , Vedado,  Habana, Cuba.
Phones: (+53) 7 838 3496, (+53) 7 838 3497, (+53) 7 838 3498, (+53) 7 838 3499
Prensa Latina © 2021 .

Web Site developed by IT Division  Prensa Latina.