Tro cốt của mẹ qua đời vì Covid-19 về với gia đình: Con quỳ sụp từ xa

On August 10, soldiers of the Ho Chi Minh City Command transported the ashes of people who died of Covid-19 from the Binh Hung Hoa Cremation Center to Ho Chi Minh City Funeral House. Representatives of districts come to receive the urns of the deceased to hand over to their family.

Tro cốt của mẹ qua đời vì Covid-19 về với gia đình: Con quỳ sụp từ xa

The urns are divided based on districts.

Tro cốt của mẹ qua đời vì Covid-19 về với gia đình: Con quỳ sụp từ xa

Major Tran Dinh Loc, a member of the team receiving and handing over the ashes of people who died of Covid-19 in Ho Chi Minh City, said that after gathering the urns, the team makes a list and sends it to related districts. Every day, the team goes to the cremation center to receive the ashes twice, then hands over the urns to representatives of districts.

Tro cốt của mẹ qua đời vì Covid-19 về với gia đình: Con quỳ sụp từ xa

For the remaining urns, soldiers set up an altar to burn incense and offer rice to the deceased three times a day.

Tro cốt của mẹ qua đời vì Covid-19 về với gia đình: Con quỳ sụp từ xa

Soldiers burn incense for those who died of Covid-19.

Tro cốt của mẹ qua đời vì Covid-19 về với gia đình: Con quỳ sụp từ xa

On August 10, a specialized vehicle of Binh Hung Hoa A ward in Binh Tan district went to Ho Chi Minh City Funeral Home to receive the ashes of two victims of Covid-19.

Tro cốt của mẹ qua đời vì Covid-19 về với gia đình: Con quỳ sụp từ xa

Most of the relatives of the people who died of Covid-19 are staying in blockaded and quarantined areas. When handing over the ashes to the deceased's family, officers are equipped with protective gear to ensure safety and compliance with epidemic prevention regulations.

Tro cốt của mẹ qua đời vì Covid-19 về với gia đình: Con quỳ sụp từ xa

The urns are handed over to the deceased's family with dignity.

Tro cốt của mẹ qua đời vì Covid-19 về với gia đình: Con quỳ sụp từ xa

This urn belongs to Mrs. T.T.L., 79 years old.

Tro cốt của mẹ qua đời vì Covid-19 về với gia đình: Con quỳ sụp từ xa

The area where Mrs. T.T.L's family is located is still under quarantine.

 
Tro cốt của mẹ qua đời vì Covid-19 về với gia đình: Con quỳ sụp từ xa

After receiving the urns of people who died of Covid-19, local authorities search for information about the deceased's relatives to hand over the urns to them. For urns that have not yet been received by relatives, local authorities temporarily send them to places of worship such as temples and churches. The family of the deceased can then go to these places to receive their loved one's ashes.

Tro cốt của mẹ qua đời vì Covid-19 về với gia đình: Con quỳ sụp từ xa

Binh Hung Hoa A ward officers hand over an urn to a family in a quarantine center.

Tro cốt của mẹ qua đời vì Covid-19 về với gia đình: Con quỳ sụp từ xa

Officers stand solemnly waiting for the deceased's relatives to receive the ashes.

Tro cốt của mẹ qua đời vì Covid-19 về với gia đình: Con quỳ sụp từ xa

Mrs. T.T.L's daughter kneels down to receive her mother's ashes from afar.

Tro cốt của mẹ qua đời vì Covid-19 về với gia đình: Con quỳ sụp từ xa

On August 10, Binh Hung Hoa ward handed over the urn of a person who died of Covid-19 to his family.

Tro cốt của mẹ qua đời vì Covid-19 về với gia đình: Con quỳ sụp từ xa

The family was touched and grateful to receive the ashes of their loved one from officers of Binh Hung Hoa ward.

Nguyen Binh - Nguyen Son - Dinh Tuyen

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