Famend Chinese language martial arts novelist Jin Yong dies at 94

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HONG KONG, Oct. 30 (Xinhua) — Cha Leung-yung, a renowned Chinese martial arts novelist known by his pen name Jin Yong, died at 94 at a hospital in Hong Kong on Tuesday.

Sources close to Cha confirmed the death to Xinhua.

Cha created many widespread martial arts novels between 1955 and 1972. Cha, who also co-founded the Hong Kong daily newspaper Ming Pao, has been regarded as one of the greatest and most popular martial arts writers.

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