Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (first, left) paid homage to martyrs at the Truong Son National Martyrs Cemetery. (Source: VNA)

Quang Tri (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on May 17 paid homage to martyrs at the Truong Son National Martyrs Cemetery on the occasion of his working trip to the central coastal province of Quang Tri.

The Truong Son National Martyrs’ Cemetery is the resting place of over 10,000 soldiers from across Vietnam. Most of them were from Corps 559 of Truong Son soldiers and sacrificed their lives on Ho Chi Minh Trail during the resistance war against the US. 

The PM and his entourage also offered incense and laid wreaths at the Road No.9 National Martyrs Cemetery where more than 10,000 martyrs were buried. The fallen soldiers fought in the Road 9 battlefield and Laos during the anti-US resistance war. 

The PM expressed his gratitude to the martyrs who devoted their youth to national independence and freedom.-VNA