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Families of sailors killed on Mekong River heading for Thailand

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16:10, October 13, 2011

Family members of the Chinese sailors that were confirmed dead on the Mekong River earlier this month leaves Jinghong City of Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Oct. 13, 2011, to head for Thailand to identify the bodies and mourn for their beloved ones. On Oct. 5, 12 Chinese were confirmed killed and one missing after two cargo ships, the Hua Ping and Yu Xing 8, were attacked and hijacked by an unknown group of armed men on the Mekong River. (Xinhua/Chen Haining)
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