Scene at the event (Photo: qdnd.vn)

Gia Lai (VNA) - The Central Highlands province of Gia Lai on May 22 held a ceremony to rebury the remains of 21 Vietnamese volunteer soldiers who laid down their lives in Cambodia during wartime.

The ceremony was attended by the provincial leaders, representatives from local organisations, military forces, and people from all walks of life.

With support from authorities in the Cambodian provinces of Rattanakiri, Preah Vihear and Stung treng and the Cambodian Royal Army, the remains were found in the 2017-2018 dry season by Group K52 of the Gia Lai Military Command.

Established in 2001, Group K52 has to date found 1,400 remains of Vietnamese soldiers and experts fallen in Cambodia.

The remains were repatriated and reburied at Duc Co Martyrs' Cemetery in Gia Lai’s Duc Co district.-VNA