Relative of Chinese Victims to Go to US

Relative of a Chinese couple who died in the September 11 terrorist attacks against the United States is to apply for visa to the United States and the Chinese government has given her all possible help.

Yang Shuzhen, a doctor in Changzhou of east China's Jiangsu Province, has decided to go to the United States for handling funeral affairs of Yang Shuyin and Zheng Yuguang, her sister and sister-in-law.

Yang Shuyin and Zheng Yuguang were killed on board one of the planes which was hijacked and crashed in the United States on September 11.

Relevant Chinese government departments gave all necessary assistance to Yang Shuzhen. Local public security authorities made special arrangement and finished all procedures for granting her a passport within 24 hours, which usually have to take ten two weeks.

(People's Daily09/17/2001)

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