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Soldiers’ remains repatriated from Cambodia

In Uncategorized on July 23, 2010 at 3:17 pm




Soldiers’ remains repatriated from Cambodia


QĐND – Friday, July 23, 2010, 20:40 (GMT+7)

The Dong Thap People’s Committee held a memorial service on July 23 to rebury the remains of 63 Vietnamese volunteer soldiers who laid down their lives in Cambodia during wartime.


The remains of the volunteers were found in the Cambodian provinces of Prey Veng and Pursat by the Vietnamese search team K91, after more than a year. They were reburied at the Southwest border cemetery for martyrs in Tam Nong district.


Altogether, search team K91, which is under the Dong Thap provincial Military Command, has found and repatriated the remains of 1,003 Vietnamese volunteers from Cambodia.


On the same day, 365 more Vietnamese soldiers who died in Cambodia during the war were repatriated and buried in the Doc Ba Dac martyrs cemetery in Tinh Bien district in An Giang province.


Also, on July 23, the southern province of An Giang repatriated the remains of five martyrs back home to the northern province of Hai Duong.


Doc Ba Dac cemetery is the final resting place for 6,900 martyrs, most of them from the northern provinces.


Source: VNA


Source: QDND

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