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KUNMING - Four convicted murderers sentenced to death for killing 13 sailors on the Mekong River were shown on live television Friday being taken from a Chinese prison to their place of execution. 

This frame grab taken from Chinese television CCTV on March 1, 2013, shows convicted murderer Zha Xika of Laos being led from his prison cell as he is transferred for execution in Yunnan Province.

Naw Kham, a Burmese drug gang leader, and three of his accomplices were condemned to die by lethal injection for killing the Chinese sailors on the Mekong in October 2011.

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