Pic story: Survivors of Nanjing Massacre

Source: Xinhua| 2017-12-13 07:25:35|Editor: Yang Yi
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Combo photo shows portraits of survivors of the Nanjing Massacre: (from L to R, top) Yang Cuiying (92 yrs); Wang Xiuying (92 yrs); Chen Wenying (92 yrs); Zhou Zhilin (92 yrs); (from L to R, bottom) Shi Xiuying (91 yrs); Li Meilan (90 yrs); Ge Daorong (90 yrs); Ma Shuqin (90 yrs). The year 2017 marks the 80th anniversary of the Nanjing Massacre, in which more than 300,000 Chinese were killed by the Japanese invaders who occupied Nanjing on Dec. 13, 1937, marking the start of six weeks of destruction, pillage, rape and slaughter in the city. There are only less than 100 living survivors of the atrocity. Reporters from Xinhua spent many years to look for the survivors of Nanjing Massacre and recorded their current lives. (Xinhua/Han Yuqing, Li Xiang and Ji Chunpeng)

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