Funeral held for eight Vietnamese killed in greenhouse fire in Russia

A funeral service was held in Moscow, Russia, on January 23 for eight Vietnamese killed in a greenhouse fire in Nesterovo village of Moscow Oblast’s Ramensky district on January 7.

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The funeral for the dead victims takes place in Moscow on January 23


The funeral was organised by the Vietnamese Embassy in Russia, Vietnamese associations in the country and the bereaved families.

Earlier, Russian authorities had carried outprocedures to identify the victims, including two married couples, and handedover necessary papers to the Vietnamese Embassy.

The dead consist of three men and five women from theprovinces of Phu Tho, Thai Binh, Hai Duong, Thanh Hoa and Nghe An. The injuredvictim is a woman from Phu Tho.

At the funeral, representatives of associations andthe bereaved families thanked the Vietnamese Embassy and people in Russia foractively working with Russian authorities to provide citizen support,accelerate procedures and make donations to help repatriate the deceased’sremains.

About 2.3 million RUB (37,000 USD) has been donated toorganising the funeral and cremation and returning the victims’ remains home.

The Vietnamese Embassy and community in Russia arestill calling for contributions to support the victims and their families./.VNA

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