Firecrackers weighing 63kg found in Hà Nội

Update: November, 09/2016 - 16:30
Firecrackers are seized by Hà Nội Police’s Traffic Police Unit 15. – VNA/VNS Photo
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI – Hà Nội police have seized firecrackers weighing 63kg transported by a truck from northern Lào Cai Province to Hà Nội.

Trần Tú Anh, deputy head of Traffic Police Unit 15, said the police pulled over a truck for violating traffic regulations on the crossroad of Hà Nội-Lào Cai Highway on Tuesday. 

After a quick inspection, the police found nearly 500 grenade-shaped artillery shells and several kinds of firecrackers weighing 63kg.

The owner of the firecrackers is Lê Trọng Thường, 25, living in northern Tuyên Quang Province’s Thái Hòa Commune. 

Thường admitted to purchasing the firecrackers from China.

The police have handed over the case to Sóc Sơn District’s Economic Police for further investigation. – VNS