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More Killings of S. Korean Civilians by U.S. Forces Disclosed

Pyongyang, June 29 (KCNA) — More killings of south Korean civilians by U.S. forces during the Korean war were disclosed, according to the south Korean MBC on June 26.

On January 19, 1951, more than 30 fighters of the U.S. air force indiscriminately dropped bombs with strong destructive power over a village in Sansong-ri, Ryechon County, North Kyongsang Province, by an order for a scorched-earth operation issued by the then commander of the 10th U.S. Army Corps. This barbarism left at least 130 villagers dead or wounded and some of them reported missing.

This fact was proved by a testimony made by a U.S. soldier who participated in the war and a confidential document preserved in a U.S. archive.

Noting that there still remain traces of damage done to Sansong-ri 54 years ago, MBC said that this conveys the killing of civilians at that time as it was.

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