Remains of Jordan bombing victims back
Updated: 2005-11-12 16:16
The Chinese working team, dispatched to handle the aftermath of the
Wednesday's bomb attacks in Jordanian capital Amman, came back to Beijing
Saturday morning, with the remains of the three Chinese victims aboard the same
Three Chinese were killed and one wounded Wednesday evening in the bomb
attacks against three hotels in Amman. The victims were members of a delegation
from China's University of National Defense(CUND), which happened to stay in one
of the hotels.
The caskets carrying the remains
of the three Chinese victims in Jordan bombings arrive at an
airport in Beijing on Saturday, November 12,
2005. Surviving members of the delegation from China's University of
National Defence also flew back to Beijing on
The victims killed
was identified as Sun Jingbo, Pan Wei and Zhang Kangping at the age of 41, 44
and 42, respectively.
Their remains were escorted to the Babaoshan Funeral Parlor Saturday.
The wounded, 42-year-old Yao Liqiang, suffered from a leg fracture. He was
immediately sent to hospital after arriving in Beijing.
Led by CUND's Vice President Zhao Gang, the working team consisted of
officials from the Chinese defense and foreign ministries, as well as family
members of the victims.
Liang Guanglie, chief of general
staff of the Chinese People's Liberation Army and a member of China's Central
Military Commission, Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Dai Bingguo, and Anmar
Abdulhalim Namir Harmud, Jordanian Ambassador to China, among the people to meet
the working team and express sympathy and solicitude for the family members of
the victims and the wounded upon their arrival in the airport.
A doctor attends to Yao Liqiang injured in the
Jordan bombings aboard a plane bound for Beijing on Saturday, November 12,
During the working team's five-hour stay in Jordan, Jordanian King Abdullah
II met with the working team and the CUND delegation, expressing condolence to
Chinese victims in the bomb attacks.
The Jordanian side facilitated the Chinese working team's work when the team
dealt with the aftermath of the bombing attacks in Amman.
Top Chinese leaders,including President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao,
conveyed their deep condolences over the death of the victims to their relatives
on separate occasions Thursday.