Saturday, December 24, 2005

Soldiers remains returned

Thursday, December 22, 2005

TAY NINH - The remains of 56 Vietnamese army volunteers who died during the war against Cambodia's Khmer Rouge have been repatriated to their home country.

The volunteers' remains were recently reburied at the cemetery in Tan Bien District, Tay Ninh Province.

Special working groups K70 and K71 of south-western Tay Ninh Province's Military Command exhumed and transported the remains during the past two weeks, and will continuing their work in Cambodia's Kompongcham province until the end of January next year.

In co-operation with Cambodian forces, the two groups have repatriated more than 1,500 sets of remains of Vietnamese volunteers. - VNS


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