I felt truly sorry for the vic­tims, and most of them were el­derly peo­ple who are sup­posed to have had a nice trip.”

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“I burst into tears when I dealt with the body. When I placed the girl on a work­bench, I could hardly con­trol the shak­ing ofmy hands. I felt truly sorry for the vic­tims, and mostofthemw­ereelderly peo­ple who are sup­posed to have had a nice trip,” Chen said.

“It’s hot in Jianli, and the job is not easy,” she added. “We usu­ally started work at 5 amand worked un­til 10 pm. It took two or three hours to pre­pare each body. On a cou­ple of nights, we worked till mid­night.”

DNA sam­ples from the bod­ies have been col­lected and more than 100 vic­tims had been iden­ti­fied as of Tues­day morn­ing. Con­tact the writ­ers through zhang_yi@ chi­nadaily.com.cn

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