HAI DUONG — Two people were killed and one injured in a boiler explosion at an animal food processing facility in Hong Khe Commune, Binh Giang District, in the northern province of Hai Duong yesterday morning.
According to initial estimates, the explosion damaged about VND100 million (US$ 4,800). The case is under investigation.
School principals fired for embezzlement
GIA LAI — The People's Committee of Ia Pa Commune, Central Highlands province of Gia Lai has fired six provincial school principals for embezzling money to support poor students.
Investigations showed that the four principals and two vice-principals had appropriated more than VND90 million (US$ 4,300) from the funds made available by the Government.Two boys die eating wild fruit
DAK LAK — Two Dao boys aged six and 11 died in hospital yesterday after eating wild fruit in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak, the provincial Food Hygiene and Safety Division head Bui Quang Loc said.
The boys and 10 other children from Village 7 of Cu Kroa Commune were taken to hospital on Wednesday night after vomiting and suffering from stomach aches, headaches, high fever and convulsions. Some lost consciousness.
According to their families, the children were among a group of 35 who ate wild fruit picked in a nearby forest. — VNS