THAI NGUYEN (VNS) — A house fire left one woman dead after her house caught alight in the northern province of Thai Nguyen's Phu Luong District yesterday.
The fire, which began at 10am, quickly engulfed the house.
The 64-year old woman, who had become paralysed four months earlier and could not walk, was unable to escape the blaze.
Her husband, who survived the incident, was left severely injured after attempts to save his wife.
Authorities are investigating the case. — VNS