Requiem commemorates martyrs in Khe Sanh

A requiem was held at Huong Hoa District’s Martyrs Cemetery in the central province of Quang Tri on April 11 with the participation of over 5,000 Buddhist monks, nuns, and war veterans.

The organizers, Dai Tu An Pagoda under the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha and the

The organization board offers gifts to families of war invalids and martyrs (Photo:SGGP)

 People’s Committee of Huong Hoa District, offered 100 gifts and medicine worth up to VND100 million to families of war invalids and martyrs who rendered great services to the nation & local Agent Orange/dioxin victims.

Khe Sanh was a fierce battle during the American war with historical fightings including Khe Sanh-Huong Hoa in 1968, Road 9-Khe Sanh in 1972. Many Vietnamese soldiers laid down their lives to protect the country.

Huong Hoa District’s Martyrs Cemetery is the resting place for more than 2,500 martyrs from across the country.

By Van Thang , Bich Lien – Translated by Kim Khanh

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