LAM DONG (VNS)— An unexpected grenade explosion in Ti Na coffee shop in the Central Highland province of Lam Dong's Lac Duong Township last Saturday killed one person and seriously injured two others.
Witnesses said that the grenade fell from the pocket of Me Bla Che Moel, who was celebrating his twenty-first birthday at the coffee shop. When he picked it up, it exploded, blowing off his right hand and injuring his left one. The two people sitting next to him were seriously injured. One died on the way to the hospital.
A source from Moel's family said that he had completed military services two months ago. Local authorities are investigating the origin of the grenade. — VNS