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Remains of DPRK Hero Buried at Patriotic Martyrs Cemetery
Pyongyang, March 1 (KCNA) -- The remains of Pak Thae Son, miner of workteam No. 5 of Yonggwang Pit of the Kumgol Mine of the Komdok Mining Complex, was buried at the Patriotic Martyrs Cemetery in the suburbs of Pyongyang with due ceremony on Thursday.

He laid down his life to save his colleague at a critical moment.

The dear respected Kim Jong Un highly appreciated his heroic deed and put him forward as the DPRK Hero to be known by the people around the country.

Attending the ceremony were officials concerned, officials of the Complex, miners, bereaved family members and relatives of the deceased.

The remains of the deceased were buried in the grave.

The participants placed a wreath and bunches of flowers at the grave of the martyr and observed a moment's silence in memory of the deceased.

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