Authorities of the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum on May 18 held a memorial service for 16 Vietnamese volunteer experts and soldiers whose remains had just been brought back from Laos and Cambodia.

The province’s team found the remains after a six-month search in Cambodia ’s Rattanakiri province and three southern Laos provinces of Attapeu, Champassak and Sekong.

After the provincial leaders, Lao and Cambodian delegations and local people offered incense to the fallen soldiers, the remains were buried at the martyr’s cemetery in Ngoc Hoi district.-VNA