Senior Colonel Nguyen An Phong, Political Commissar of the provincial Military Command, said that after an extended period of searching, the province’s search team gathered the remains of 11 unknown martyrs in the villages of Nam Ngat and Giang Nam, of Thanh Thuy commune, Vi Xuyen district.

A ceremony was held to rebury remains of 11 martyrs. Photo:

They include officials and soldiers from around the nation who stood side-by-side with Ha Giang’s army and local people in resolutely protecting the national territory in the Northern border defense war in 1979.

They will be remembered for devoting their whole lives for the cause of national independence and freedom.

Source: VNA