Remains of Vietnamese soldiers in Laos and Cambodia reburied

VOV.VN - Thirteen sets of remains of Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and experts who died during previous conflicts in Laos and Cambodia were re-interred at Ngoc Hoi Martyrs’ Cemetery in the Central Highland province of Kon Tum on June 10.

The remains were found and collected by team K53 of Kon Tum province during the 2021 - 2022 dry season.

Among them, six were collected in Cambodia’s Rattanakiri province, whilst the rest were found in the Lao provinces of Sekong, Attapu, and Champasak.

Since the 1994 - 1995 dry season, research team K53 have found and collected nearly 2,050 sets of remains of Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and experts who sacrificed their lives in Laos and Cambodia during wartime.

The team have so far received plenty of support from both Lao and Cambodian authorities, and all soldiers’ remains have been reburied at Ngoc Hoi Martyrs’ Cemetery.