Wednesday, October 26 2016


Navy martyrs honoured

Update: March, 14/2016 - 09:00

ĐÀ NẵNG – Đà Nẵng’s People’s Committee on Saturday presented an apartment to the family of naval martyr Vũ Phi Trừ, who died while protecting the Gạc Ma (Johnson), Colin and Len Đao reefs in Viêt Nam’s Trường Sa (Spratly) Archipelago on March 14, 1988.

Trừ, who was captain of naval ship HQ 604, was killed along with 63 naval soldiers while defending the waters surrounding the Trường Sa islands.

Nguyễn Thị Tần, widow of the martyr, and their son, Vũ Xuân Khoa, received a certificate of ownership for the apartment from the city. – VNS

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