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A memorial service was held here Wednesday to commemorate the 69th anniversary of the death of Yun Bong Gil, a man considered a hero of independence in South Korea.

About 30 people attended the annual Buddhist remembrance ceremony for Yun, who killed a senior member of the Imperial Japanese Army by throwing a bomb at him during a 1932 event in Shanghai to celebrate the birthday of Emperor Showa.

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