BAC LIEU (VNS) — An explosion in Dong Hai District in the Mekong Delta's Bac Lieu Province led to the death of one child, according to Commander Phan Hoang Hon from the district's Military Command on Monday.
The blast occurred while the victim, 8-year-old Vo Van Tot, was playing in a local ditch.
Local authorities visited and supported the victim's family with VND10 million (US$476), the communal People's Committee Vice Chairman Tra Vinh Thuan said.
The case, which was allegedly caused by an underground bomb, is under further investigation. — VNS