DNA Tests Used to Identify Dead Soldier from Korean War
The remains have been identified as belonging to the late Pfc. Yang Son-ho, who was 27 years old at the time, after forensic experts at the defense ministry confirmed his DNA information matching those of his 60-year-old daughter, according to the ministry.
Yang's remains were discovered in 2007 in Gapyeong, roughly 60 km from Seoul, after the government began a project in 2000 to locate and unearth missing military personnel from the Korean War that lasted from 1950 to 1953.
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