Memorial for Korean patriot held in Harbin

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People visit a memorial established to commemorate the Korean patriot Ahn Jung Geun at Harbin Railway Station, Jan. 19, 2014. Ahn shot dead Hirobumi Ito, who had served as the prime minister of Japan four times before becoming resident-general of Korea in 1905, at Harbin railway station on Oct. 26, 1909. The memorial hall, opened on Sunday, consists of exhibition rooms telling the story of Ahn's life, and shows the exact spot where the shooting took place. [Xinhua]

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