On May 19, remains of a Vietnamese volunteer soldier who laid down his life in Laos during the war were handed over for repatriation to Vietnam.
Present at the ceremony included Brig. Gen. Siphone Chansomvong, Head of Vientiane Special Operation Team, Nguyen Hong Linh, Standing Vice Chairman of the Ha Tinh Provincial People’s Committee, Brig. Gen. Phayvanh Chanthaphomma, Head of Political Department of the Vientiane Military Headquarters, and representatives of relevant authorities of the two countries.
Between 2000 and 2022, 127 remains of Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and experts who lost their lives in the Lao PDR’s capital during the war were found and repatriated to Vietnam.
Source: Lao News Agency