Quang Tri commemorates war martyrs

by VTV415 July 2017 Last updated at 12:21 PM

Quang Tri commemorates war martyrs - Quang Tri Province conducted a memorial service in a tribute to all the fallen soldiers of Vietnam in the lead up to the 70th War Invalids and Martyrs' Day.

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue chaired the proceedings on behalf of the government and Communist Party of Vietnam. Not only was this ceremony of historic significance, it also carried a spiritual purpose. Officials and citizens gathered together for a requiem for the men who have sacrificed their lives throughout Vietnam's struggles for liberation and national sovereignty. The congregation laid a wreath to commemorate the 81 days of the defence of Quang Tri Citadel in 1972.