|Victims are being treated at Việt Nam-Cuba Hospital in central Quảng Bình Province’s Đồng Hới City. – VNA/VNS Photo Đức Thọ|Viet Nam News
QUẢNG BÌNH – Nine people, most being children, were hospitalised after being severely burned when balloons exploded at the Mid-autumn Festival in central Quảng Bình Province yesterday.
The victims were playing in front of Tam Tòa Church in Đồng Hới City when two young men set fire to a strings of balloons so they might give the balloons to the children, causing severe burns to those people standing nearby.
Dr Trần Văn Sơn, deputy head of Việt Nam-Cuba Hospital’s Emergency Department, said three children had suffered light injuries and were discharged from the hospital.
The other children were seriously injured and still receiving treatment. – VNS