HARBIN, Feb 28 (Bernama) -- National approval has been granted to turn the site of Japan's notorious Unit 731 in northeast China's Harbin into a cultural park, Xinhua news agency reported.
The park will be built upon the ruins of Unit 731 and will exhibit artifacts of biological and chemical warfare, said a source with the Exhibition Hall of Crime Evidence of Japanese Germ Factory in Heilongjiang province's capital Harbin.
A new exhibition hall displaying evidences of atrocities committed by the Japanese troops will also be built.
Construction of the park and exhibition hall is expected to begin this year.
Unit 731 was a top secret biological and chemical warfare research base established in Harbin in 1935 as the nerve centre of Japan's biological warfare in China and Southeast Asia during World Word II.....