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Japanese team exhuming remains of war heroes


A Japanese team is conducting an operation to exhume the remains of 11 soldiers at the Guwahati war cemetery on Wednesday. A team of three Japanese officials arrived is in Guwahati to take back the remains of the soldiers and perform their last rites in their own country. The Japanese government had approached the Centre to take back the remains of the soldiers and the exhumation was being carried out accordingly.


The operation to exhume the remains was carried out in presence of officials of Commonwealth War Graves Commission. The remains found in the graves were collected by the Forensic Science Laboratory and would be handed over to the Japanese authorities after the required tests


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