Remains of martyrs reburied in Dien Bien hinh anh 1At the memorial service (Photo: VNA)

Dien Bien (VNA) – A memorial and reburial service was held in the northern province of Dien Bien on December 19 to rebury the remains of two Vietnamese soldiers who laid down their lives during the Dien Bien Phu campaign in 1954.

The event took place at the Doc Lap martyrs’ cemetery in Dien Bien district.

One of the martyrs was To Kim Chuy, born in 1924 in Thai Binh province. He was posthumously presented the Victory Order, third class.

The remains were discovered in Dien Bien Phu city’s Na Tau commune.

Remains of martyrs reburied in Dien Bien hinh anh 2At the reburial service (Photo: VNA)

Addressing the ceremony, Colonel Le Tien Dung, Deputy Political Commissar of the provincial Military High Command, affirmed that the Party, State and people are always grateful to the soldiers who sacrificed their lives for the country’s independence and freedom./.