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Memorial service held to honour war heroes

Update: April, 21/2015 - 18:02
Soldiers stand vigil by the war heroes' remains at the memorial service. — Photo
BINH DUONG (VNS) — A memorial service was held at the war heroes' cemetery in Dau Tieng District of the southern Binh Duong Province today to honour more than a 100 soldiers.

The soldiers belonging to the Battalion 3 and Division 9 were honoured for sacrificing their lives during a fierce battle, which took place five decades ago in the district.

Following the service, the soldiers' remains were buried at the cemetery.

Representatives from the province's People's Committee, Fatherland Front and People's Council took part in the service, along with the Chairman of the HCM City People's Committee, Le Thanh Hai.

The Chairman of the Binh Duong Province People's Committee, Tran Van Nam, highlighted the soldiers' contribution to the country's struggle for independence and unification. — VNS

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