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North Korea hands over British pilot's remains

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British Ambassador to North Korea Peter Hughes holds a case containing the remains thought to be of a British pilot shot down during the Korean War, at a brief ceremony with North Korean military officers and U.N. Military Armistice Commission representatives at the truce village of Panmunjom in the demilitarized zone separating North and South Korea on May 4. North Korea handed back the remains to British representatives at Panmunjom.

North Korea said Wednesday it has handed over the remains of a British pilot shot down during the Korean War. The North's official Korean Central News Agency said the remains of Desmond Fredrick William Hinton were given to British officials at the village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone. Continue reading.