Survivors and relatives of victims of Japan’s 1938-1942 bombings of Chongqing, China, will file a damages suit against the Japanese government later this month, their lawyers said.

About 40 people will demand 10 million yen each in damages, arguing the repeated attacks violated international humanitarian law.

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