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Expert confirms 3,000 victims at Japan’s Unit 731

By Zhang Jiawei (chinadaily.com.cn)
Updated: 2010-05-14 10:51
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An expert confirmed that he and his fellow researchers have uncovered new archives proving at least 3,000 people died from human experiments carried out more than 60 years ago by Japan's infamous Unit 731, china.com.cn reported Friday.

Jin Chengmin, an expert on Unit 731 from the Harbin Academy of Social Sciences in Northeast China's Heilongjiang province, said they have gotten the names of the more than 3,000 victims who died from biological experiments at Unit 731 in the Pingfang district of Harbin during China's War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression from 1937 to 1945.

Besides the victims' names, the files also include their ages, occupations, places of birth, education levels, and some even contain their photographs.

The list of the victims' names will be displayed in a museum that shows the evidences of crimes of Unit 731.