Saturday, 6 February 2010

Remains of 68 VN soldiers repatriated from Cambodia

via CAAI News Media

February, 06 2010

KIEN GIANG — The remains of another 68 Vietnamese voluntary soldiers who died on Cambodian soil have been repatriated to the border town of Ha Tien in southern Kien Giang Province, according to the provincial Military Command.

Cambodia-based Military Zone 9 teams, responsible for locating the remains of fallen Vietnamese soldiers, found the remains in Kep and Kampot provinces after three months of searching.

Commemoration ceremonies and burials will be held at the local martyrs' cemetery in the next few days.

Since 2001, the teams have found and returned the remains of 1,423 Vietnamese soldiers from Cambodia. The teams will continue their search after the lunar new year. — VNS

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