|Smuggled firecrackers seized by police near Dan Tien Port. — VNA/VNS Photo
QUANG NINH (VNS) — A man has been prosecuted for illegally transporting 20.5kg of firecrackers, Mong Cai City Police said yesterday in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh.
Earlier on Monday, officials found two bags containing smuggled Chinese firecrackers hidden under the seat of a car at a checkpoint adjacent to Dan Tien Port. The bags were in the possession of Le Anh Phap, 25, from the central province of Ha Tinh.
Phap reportedly said he asked a man named Tung in Mong Cai to buy the firecrackers, and then planned to sell them in his hometown. — VNS