Remains of Generals Dro Antranig to be Reburied in Armenia

Deputy Defense Minister Asdvadsadour Petrossian reported that the remains of renowned freedom fighter Dro–Drasdamad Ganaian–will be transferred to the Fallen Heroes Cemetery at Yeraplour. Internment will take place on May 28. Dro’s remains will be transferred from Boston–Massachusetts.

Petrossian said that the Fallen Heroes Cemetery would no longer be home only to martyrs of the Karabakh struggle–and that Defense Minister Vazgen Sargssian is working on arrangemen’s to relocate the remains of General Antranig who is buried in Paris.

"Those heroes are going to return to the homeland–not only as remains–but as living heroes. All heroes should return to the homeland–to the place of worship we have come to call Yerablour after the recent battles," said Petrossian.


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