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Memorial services held for remains of soldiers

Update: July, 21/2017 - 11:15
Authorities in the southern province of An Giang at a ceremony to commemorate and rebury the remains of Vietnamese voluntary soldiers who laid down their lives in Việt Nam and Cambodia during wartime. - VNA/VNS Photo Công Mạo
Viet Nam News

AN GIANG  The southern province of An Giang has held a ceremony to commemorate and rebury the remains of Vietnamese voluntary soldiers who died in Việt Nam and Cambodia during wartime.

As many as 168 remains were found in Cambodia and some domestic localities in the 2016 and 2017 dry season by groups such as the An Giang Military Command.

Of these, 10 martyrs have been identified by name and 158 others remain unknown.

During the search for the remains of martyrs, search teams also received help from the local authorities, armed forces and people of the two countries.

Speaking at the ceremony on Thursday, Vương Bình Thạnh, Chairman of People’s Committee of An Giang affirmed on behalf of the people of the whole country and martyrs’ families that provincial people and soldiers will take care of the graves of martyrs.  VNS

 

 

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