Long An holds memorial service for martyrs hinh anh 1At the ceremony (Source: VNA)
Long An (VNA) – The southern province of Long An on July 25 held a ceremony to commemorate and rebury the remains of 25 Vietnamese volunteer soldiers who laid down their lives during the wartime in Cambodia.

The sets of remains were found in Svay Rieng province during the 2017-2018 dry season by the search team of the provincial Military High Command.

Speaking at the ceremony, Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Tran Van Can said that the search for, repatriation and reburial of martyrs’ remains contribute to easing the plight of martyrs’ families.

He took the occasion to thank Cambodia’s authorities, people and armed forces for supporting the work, and hoped for continued assistance.

Sine 2001, the province’s search team found and reburied 2,104 sets of remains of Vietnamese volunteer soldiers who died in Cambodia.-VNA