QUANG NAM (VNS) — Five soldiers died and four were wounded when a military truck reeled off the road and tumbled into an abyss on Monday in central Quang Nam Province.
Head of the provincial traffic police department Nguyen Duc Chi confirmed yesterday that the truck went off National Road 40B while driving from a construction site to barracks in mountainous Nam Giang district's Dak Pre commune.
Three soldiers died immediately in the accident, while two others died on the way to hospital. The four soldiers who were seriously injured received treatment at military hospital C17 in Da Nang city.
The military Zone 5 investigation force is still investigating the accident. — VNS