The event was attended by representatives from the Government’s specialized committee on searching and repatriating volunteer soldiers’ remains, delegations from Laos’s Attapeu, Sekong and Champasak provinces, and Cambodia’s Ratanakiri province.

At the memorial service

During the 2017-2018 dry season, the search team of the provincial Military High Command repatriated 16 sets of martyrs’ remains.

Of the total, 10 sets of remains were found in Rattanakiri province and six others in Laos’s Attapeu, Sekong and Champasak provinces.

Many personal belongings of the fallen soldiers were found along with the remains, including rifles, water containers and combs.

Source: VNA