NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan offers incense to martyr Dinh Van Trung

The top legislator offered incense to martyrs Nguyen Canh Cuong in Nghi Lien commune and Dinh Van Trung in Ben Thuy ward, Vinh city, who were among the 13 who laid down their lives in the early morning of October 13 while on duty in a rescue mission at the landslide-hit Rao Trang 3 hydropower plant in Thua Thien - Hue province.

On the same day, Ngan also met with relatives of those who died in other rescue efforts, including representatives of bereaved families in Thua Thien - Hue, Quang Binh, and Quang Tri provinces.

The Chairwoman noted that 35 officers and soldiers of Military Region 4, which covers the central provinces of Thanh Hoa, Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri, and Thua Thien - Hue, had lost their lives while assisting local people, describing their deaths as a heavy loss that the Party, State, and people will never forget.

NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan inquires after relatives of Military Region 4's troops who died in rescue efforts

She offered her deep condolences to the bereaved families and expressed her hope that they will overcome the pain.

The leader also asked Military Region 4 to continue actions to ease the losses suffered by the martyrs’ families.

For their part, representatives of the families said they appreciated the timely support of the Party, State, Military Region 4, and people nationwide, adding that they will strive to deserve the sacrifice of their beloved.

Source: VNA