Some of the remains came from the temporary military cemeteries in North Korea that had been abandoned as Chinese forces pushed US forces out of North Korea. Public ceremonies involving delivery of the returned remains included honor guards. Also exchanged were the remains of approximately 14,000 North Korean and Chinese casualties.
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