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World War Two commemoration held at City Hall

2015-08-16 HKT 13:24
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  • Commemoration for those who died defending Hong Kong in World War Two. Photo: RTHK
    Commemoration for those who died defending Hong Kong in World War Two. Photo: RTHK
About 100 people have attended a ceremony to commemorate those who died defending Hong Kong in World War Two 70 years ago.

The event at City Hall in Central was organised by the Hong Kong Prisoners of War Association and the Royal Hong Kong Regiment Association.

Those who attended included representatives from the consulate-generals of the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada and India.

The Under Secretary for Home Affairs, Florence Hui, attended the ceremony on behalf of the Hong Kong government.