[Photo] Memorial for Korean independence fighter
Jan 9, 2016
A man bows toward the statue of independence fighter Lee Bong-chang at Hyochang Park in Seoul's Yongsan Ward on Jan. 8, 2016, to mark the 84th anniversary of Lee's patriotic actions against Japanese imperialism.

In 1932, Lee Bong-chang threw a grenade toward Japanese Emperor Hirohito in a failed assassination attempt in Tokyo before being captured and hanged the same year. The Korean Peninsula was under Japanese colonial rule from 1910 to 1945.

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Source:Yonhap News




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