Nationwide tribute paid to fallen soldiers on martyrs' day

Update: 15:42 | 27/07/2018

Incense offering and candle lighting have been held across Vietnam to commemorate fallen soldiers on the occasion of the 71st Vietnam War Invalids and Martyrs Day (July 27, 1947).

Nationwide tribute, fallen soldiers, martyrs' day, Incense offering, candle lighting, Vietnam War Invalids

Senior officials of the central province of Quang Tri pay tribute to fallen soldiers at the Ancient Citadel of Quang Tri on July 24. The old citadel and a small area around it was bombarded by the combined fire power of American B52 strategic bombers and thousands of artillery pieces during the US war. (Photo: VNA).

Nationwide tribute, fallen soldiers, martyrs' day, Incense offering, candle lighting, Vietnam War Invalids

Senior officials of the central province of Quang Tri offer incense to martyrs at Road 9 National Cemetery on July 24. (Photo: VNA).

Nationwide tribute, fallen soldiers, martyrs' day, Incense offering, candle lighting, Vietnam War Invalids

The leader of Ben Tre province offers incense to the national contributors.

Nationwide tribute, fallen soldiers, martyrs' day, Incense offering, candle lighting, Vietnam War Invalids

Young people light candles on graves of fallen soldiers at the provincial martyrs' cemetery in the southern province of Binh Phuoc on July 26. (Photo: VNA).

Nationwide tribute, fallen soldiers, martyrs' day, Incense offering, candle lighting, Vietnam War Invalids

Incense offered by young people on graves of fallen soldiers at the provincial martyrs' cemetery in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak on July 26. (Photo: VNA).

Nationwide tribute, fallen soldiers, martyrs' day, Incense offering, candle lighting, Vietnam War Invalids

Volunteer youths place lit candles on the graves of fallen soldiers in the southern province of Vinh Long on July 26. (Photo: VNA).

Nationwide tribute, fallen soldiers, martyrs' day, Incense offering, candle lighting, Vietnam War Invalids

Hundreds of candles are lit for fallen soldiers at the Vinh Long provincial martyrs' cemetery on July 26. (Photo: VNA).

Nationwide tribute, fallen soldiers, martyrs' day, Incense offering, candle lighting, Vietnam War Invalids

Students lit candles on graves of fallen soldiers at the Huong Dien martyrs' cemetery in the central province of Thua Thien - Hue on July 26. (Photo: VNA).

Nationwide tribute, fallen soldiers, martyrs' day, Incense offering, candle lighting, Vietnam War Invalids

Hundreds of candles lit on graves of martyrs during a memorial service in the cemetery in Thua Thien - Hue on July 26. (Photo: VNA).

Nationwide tribute, fallen soldiers, martyrs' day, Incense offering, candle lighting, Vietnam War Invalids

Volunteer youths hold lit candles to pay tribute to fallen soldiers in the northern province of Lai Chau on July 26. (Photo: VNA).

Nationwide tribute, fallen soldiers, martyrs' day, Incense offering, candle lighting, Vietnam War Invalids

Leaders of Lai Chau, local military officials and monks pay homage to fallen soldiers in a memorial service held on July 26. (Photo: VNA).

Nationwide tribute, fallen soldiers, martyrs' day, Incense offering, candle lighting, Vietnam War Invalids

Children put lit candles on each grave of fallen soldiers at the martyrs' cemetery in Nam Son commune, Kien An district, the northern city of Hai Phong on July 26. (Photo: VNA).

Nationwide tribute, fallen soldiers, martyrs' day, Incense offering, candle lighting, Vietnam War Invalids

A candle-lit memorial service is held for fallen soldiers at the martyr's cemetery in Son La Prison, the northern mountainous province of Son La on July 26. (Photo: VNA).

 

Source: VNA
 
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