Exhumation to proceed at Choa Chu Kang Cemetery; 12,600 graves still unclaimed

Some 80,000 graves at Choa Chu Kang Cemetery would make way for Tengah Air Base to expand. ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR
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SINGAPORE - The remains of about one in six - or 12,600 - graves at the Choa Chu Kang Cemetery to be exhumed to make way for the expansion of the Tengah Air Base are still unclaimed, the National Environment Agency (NEA) said on Monday (June 22).

Chinese graves make up 7,600 of those, and the remainder are Muslim graves.

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