Illustrative photo (Source: VNA)

An Giang (VNA) – During the 2017-2018 dry season, the search team K93 of the An Giang Military High Command found the remains of 116 Vietnamese volunteer soldiers who laid down their lives during wartime.

According to the head of the team, Colonel Pham Quang Trung, 78 of the total remains were discovered in Cambodia’s Kampong Speu and Takeo provinces, while the rest were found in Vietnam.

Among the 38 remains recovered in Vietnam, two were identified. The team contacted the soldiers’ families so that they could be laid to rest in their hometowns.

As planned, all the remains found in the 2017-2018 dry season by the K93 team and the K90 team of the Military Zone 9 will be reburied at the Doc Ba Dac Martyrs’ Cemetery in Tinh Bien district, in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang on July 20, on the occasion of the 71st Day of War Invalids and Martyrs.-VNA